The following papers from the Notes and Records of the Royal Society caught the attention of this particular history of science buff:
- Darwin in the Galápagos: his footsteps through the archipelago
- From Darwin and Wallace to the discovery of Invar
- The theory of natural selection of Alfred Russel Wallace FRS
- Mind the gap: did Darwin avoid publishing his theory for many years?
- Darwin's illness: a final diagnosis
- Robert Fitzroy and the myth of the 'Marsden Square': Transatlantic rivalries in early marine meteorology
- Erasmus Darwin's improved design for steering carriages—and cars
- The selfish gene at 30: the origin and career of a book and its title
- The discovery of microorganisms by Robert Hooke and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Fellows of The Royal Society
- The Society of Arts and Joseph Banks: a first step in London learned society
- The work-diaries of Robert Boyle: a newly discovered source and its internet publication
- Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician, politician
Plenty of food for thought over the next few weeks.