The Geological Society was founded on 13th November 1807 – 210 years ago today!
Ten years ago, we celebrated our 200th birthday with a year long programme of events – here’s some highlights of what took place… Continue reading
The Geological Society’s meeting room has changed a lot in the last century. Until a refurb in the seventies, it looked very much how it had done for most of its life – raked rows of benches standing opposite each other, an impressive throne (which now sits forlornly in a corner outside my office) at … Continue reading
Today marks our blog’s one year anniversary. Thanks to everyone who has contributed, commented, shared or visited! As ever, on a momentous occasion such as this, YouTube has not let us down. Continue reading
Following in the footsteps of Scott It’s a hundred years since Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s ill fated expedition to Antarctica, and the anniversary is being marked by many events this year and next. I’m currently on my way to visit Scott’s hut at Cape Evans, on the west side of Ross Island, where Scott built … Continue reading