Dissecting a King

11 February 2020 by

Ever wondered where the ‘Royal’ in ‘Royal Society’ comes from? The Society was established in 1660 when King Charles II…

Red letter day

4 February 2020 by

A reason to rejoice for the Royal Society’s archive team this February: every item in the New Letter Book series…

Divine fermentation?

19 November 2019 by

In these days of trendy craft beers, artisan gin and molecular mixology, sometimes only a traditional beverage will do. One…