The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. http://t.co/RVhEldfBvO
Today marks #WorldElephantDay ! This character is from George Edwards' 1758 tome 'Gleanings of natural history', and was drawn from a live animal in London. Though elephants are known for their size, this individual 'did not exceed a common cow in height'.
Join our Entrepreneurship in Residence scheme, and spend one day a week at a university developing a bespoke project to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting edge industrial science. #Entrepreneurship
Many governments are now implementing #COVID19 lockdown exit strategies. In a new evidence synthesis in @RSocPublishing #ProcB , epidemic modellers outline a roadmap to facilitate the development of reliable models to guide these exit strategies.
We are very happy to announce our University Research Fellowships for 2020. Meet the 38 successful candidates who will be working on a diverse range of research projects spanning the physical, mathematical, chemical and biological sciences. #RSGrants
#OnThisDay in 1977, NASA launched the Voyager 1 probe on its journey to study the outer solar system. After 42 years of operation, the probe is still transmitting data, and at over 13.9 billion miles from Earth, is the most distant man-made object from work. #SpaceExploration
In 1809 #OnThisDay , the great Charles Darwin was born. Here's Sir David Attenborough describing Darwin as "the founding father of scientific zoology and botany". See the full video here #EarlyScience #TheOriginOfSpecies #CharlesDarwin #DarwinDay #Science
Born #OnThisDay in 1912 was Alan Turing FRS. Celebrated as "Father of computer science, mathematician, logician, wartime codebreaker, victim of prejudice", he made foundational contributions to artificial intelligence & theoretical biology during his short career.
Today, we are celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering & maths #AdaLovelaceDay
It's everybody's favourite day, #PenguinAwarenessDay ! So it's important to know your penguins. Spot them too
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, it will impact on scientific research immediately and could take years to rebuild. Our factsheet explains why leaving the EU with #nodeal is a bad deal for science #brexit