Flea treatment

22 October 2019 by

It seems fair to say that Robert Hooke’s Micrographia is one of the most iconic volumes of our collections. As…

Feast your eyes

2 July 2019 by

This time last year saw the launch at the Royal Society of Science Made Visible: Drawings, Prints, Objects, an exhibition…

Karma chameleons

23 April 2019 by

In September 1763, the recently appointed Library and Repository Keeper, Clerk and Housekeeper of the Royal Society Emanuel Mendes da…

Tycho analysis

2 April 2019 by

Of all the portraits adorning the walls of the Royal Society’s home in Carlton House Terrace, this one is possibly…

World of watercolours

19 February 2019 by

You can now discover over 250 images from the Royal Society’s collections through The Watercolour World, a new geographically indexed…