A face from the archives

16 October 2018 by

Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791) is not one of the most high-profile past Fellows of the Royal Society. To the…

Satellite insights

24 July 2018 by

Having recently joined the Royal Society as the new Modern Records Archivist, I’m finding myself very much in awe of…

Watching and wondering

16 May 2018 by

In January the Royal Society Archive received an exciting donation of the correspondence and photographs of a Nobel Prize winner –…

Newton goes digital

8 May 2018 by

Last December, UNESCO added Sir Isaac Newton’s scientific and mathematical papers to their International Memory of the World Register. The…