Flamsteed observed

14 May 2019 by

As I made my way through volume 62 of our New Letter Book series, which contains outgoing correspondence from 1922,…

Mantell’s bones

30 April 2019 by

The drawing looks like a jumble of bones. It’s an animal, a vertebrate, and we might now guess a dinosaur,…

Spectral lights

16 April 2019 by

When we think about the work done by scientists of the past, we probably don’t consider their everyday lives while…

Referee!

9 April 2019 by

Peer review has been an essential step in the process of academic publishing for centuries. As a cataloguer for the…