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Dinosaurs and brains

Frankie Chappell takes a look at the dinosaur sculptures and evolutionary theories of Royal Society Fellow Richard Owen.

Head of steam

The first Indian Fellow of the Royal Society was a shipbuilder who lived in south-west London for the final years of his life, as Rupert Baker…

Early man cave

Jon Bushell tells the story of the significant excavations in Kent's Cavern, Torquay, carried out by William Pengelly FRS.

Penning puns

Virginia Mills is entertained by the witty letters and cartoons - including a depiction of the Astronomer Royal standing on his head - sent by…

Jewels of the sea

Sandra Santos discovers how improvements in microscopes, and the invention of photomicrography, opened up a whole new world to scientists.

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