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From the Great Academies of Old to the Royal Society

“Ages before the Royal Society found itself becoming a reality upon the plan of the “Prophetic Scheme” an innate longing for the hidden, a passionate love for and the study of nature had led men in every generation to try and fathom her secrets deeper than their neighbours did.

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Quantitative Data on When Music Changed

I was just introduced tonight to the study “The Evolution of Popular Music: USA 1960–2010” by Mattias Mauch et al for the Royal Society in Britain. 113 more words


Upcoming events at the Royal Society

The Big Draw – Seeing closer (17 October, 11:00-17:00)
Create your own scientific works of art as we open our doors for the world’s biggest drawing festival. 206 more words


Podcasts and Public Lectures

Tom continues his antipodean tour, and there is a good opportunity to catch up with his interview on ABC Brisbane. He is talking with Steve Austin about faith, wisdom, science, and the role that medieval insights can play in modern science. 72 more words

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The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: David Adam on life and OCD Saturday 17th October 7pm in The Old Library Dulwich College


Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building, or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this fusion of science, history and personal memoir, writer David Adam talks to Adam Rutherford about the peculiar thoughts that exist within every mind, and how they… 286 more words


Ordered Universe at the Royal Society Public Lectures: Open House

The Ordered Universe, in the persons of Brian Tanner and Giles Gasper, will be delivering a public lecture at the Royal Society as part of its… 219 more words

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A natural history drawing of a Sloth Bear produced  by a local artist under the supervision of Francis Buchanan (later Buchanan-Hamilton, 1762-1829) while he was Superintendent of the Institution for Promoting the Natural History of India at Barrackpore… 138 more words