December 9, 2011
December 9, 2011 The Royal Society of Chemistry celebrates 170 years of publishing today with the awarding of a Chemical Landmark plaque at the learned society's office in Cambridge
The blue plaque will be placed outside the main entrance of Thomas Graham House at the Cambridge science park.
RSC Chief Executive Dr Robert Parker said: "This landmark acknowledges the huge and growing contribution of the RSC to the development of the scientific record for the chemical sciences. 170 years ago in 1841 we published our first 42 articles in the 'Memoirs of the Chemical Society of London'.