Art and ritual

10 July 2017 by

Most people who have dabbled in art history have come across Sir Ernst Gombrich OM (1909-2001). The Austrian-born art historian, who…

Who’s Herschel?

7 March 2011 by

Guest post by James Poskett It’s March 7th. Forgetting anything? A birthday perhaps? Charles Darwin’s has been and gone, 12th…

Heroes of Science

29 December 2010 by

In my recent post about heroines of science, as voted for by visitors to our exhibition during the summer, I…