A plaque for Papin

10 March 2020 by

What’s the link between the Royal Society, pressure cookers, a village in central France, and St Bride’s Church in London…

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…

In the margins

13 August 2019 by

In a previous blogpost, I described my semi-successful hunt through the records of the Royal Society for a chameleon owned…

Gifted artists

4 December 2018 by

There’s still time to buy Christmas presents from the Royal Society Print Shop. A mixture of unique illustrations from scientific…