Dining on ectoplasm

24 December 2012 by

 The nights are growing darker and Christmas is the traditional time for a good ghost story. So gather round my…

Psyche’s daughters

15 November 2012 by

The recent Royal Society wiki edit-a-thon on ‘Women in Science’ was very successful in improving the records of 20th century scientists…

The ghost of a flea

18 October 2012 by

Robert Hooke’s flea plate from Micrographia (1665) is one of the most reproduced and representative images of science at the…

Shutterbugs

25 September 2012 by

The Society has very rich image collections and recently I’ve been recording all manner of material that will end up…