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Stormy weather

Louisiane Ferlier reports on a joint Royal Society - Met Office exhibition on the science of weather and climate in Britain, and shows how going…

The handles of Saturn

Rupert Baker tells the story of 'De Corpore Saturni', Christopher Wren's 1658 attempt to explain the shape of the planet Saturn.

Tackling the image problem

Ellen Embleton looks at the lack of representation of women in scientific portrait collections, and considers five commissions from 2013 that aimed to…

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