News & Features


Discover John Muir website

Wed 19 Apr 17

The Discover John Muir website contains information about the life of John Muir and events being held to celebrate his 179th birthday.


New dinosaur classification promotes Scottish fossil

Tue 28 Mar 17

A cat-sized Scottish fossil has been proposed as a possible common dinosaur ancestor in a study that could revolutionise dinosaur classification.

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Proceedings now available on website

Sun 12 Mar 17

All the society's Proceedings from Session 106 (1963-1964) on are now available on the website.

Anniversaries page now updated

Thu 23 Feb 17

The Anniversaries page in the website's Archive section now contains entries for the anniversary years for the current session. 

2017 day excursion programme

Wed 15 Feb 17

Details of the day excursion programme for 2017 are now available.


Residential excursion to Raasay

Fri 3 Feb 17

The society is planning an excursion to Raasay for the weekend 27-30 April 2018. Expressions of interest are required soon.


Residential excursion to Antrim

Sat 14 Jan 17

The itinerary for the excursion to County Antrim in September 2017 has now been finalised.


Late Heavy Bombardment may not have happened

Sat 24 Dec 16

Simulations suggest that the proposed Late Heavy Bombardment of the inner solar system 3.9 billion years ago might be illusory.

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