Grisly bears

5 June 2018 by

Have you all been watching the television adaption of ‘The Terror’, the fictionalised, final (and fatal) voyage of Sir John…

Halley Bay archives

3 April 2018 by

Here in the Royal Society Library we’ve been busy cataloguing a collection of papers relating to the Society’s expedition to…

An Arctic mystery

10 August 2017 by

In the summer of 1845 two ships were waiting in the icy waters of Baffin Bay, off the southwest coat…

Tahitian tears

1 August 2017 by

In September this year, the Royal Society is hosting an international conference looking at the career and influence of Sir…