The Royal Society opens up all its archives online for free

  TopCat® 17:44 26 Oct 11

As supposedly another severe winter approaches us I thought some members might be intrigued to spend some time accessing these archives. From what I've read about them already, there are some fascinating revelations on a host of subject material to be viewed. Check out the drop down menu at this link TC.

  Aitchbee 18:07 26 Oct 11

TC - looks very good. I tried Newton's 'Principia' in the search.Verily, a bountiful font of knowledge!

  morddwyd 21:36 26 Oct 11

Archives can suck you in.

I remember being in an aviation archive once doing some contemporary research when I found the original evaluation of the first captured Focke Wulf 190.

I didn't get much research done that particular afternoon I can tell you!

  Forum Editor 00:27 27 Oct 11

Thanks TC

Something to keep me occupied in my idle moments.

more information about this here

  Covergirl 12:30 27 Oct 11


Did a search on Darwin and came back with some useful titles such as

"Red deer stags use formants as assessment cues during intrasexual agonistic interactions"


"The Physiology of Insect Fibrillar Muscle. I. Anatomy and Innervation of the Basalar Muscle of Lamellicorn Beetles"

So, imho it's a bit highbrow and one has to know what one is looking for in the first place.

  Forum Editor 19:56 27 Oct 11


Doesn't everyone use formants as assessment cues during intrasexual agonistic interactions?

I must have been getting it terribly wrong all these years.

  dagbladet 20:41 27 Oct 11

You're lucky FE, my wife has never let me do that.

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