Captain Scott’s 100-Year Legacy

Despite none of them making it home, the scientific legacy of Captain Scott and his team remains strong 100 years on. Here are just a few of the discoveries that can be traced back to Scott’s tragic Antarctic expedition. 2011 marks the 100-year anniversary of Robert Falcon Scott’s doomed quest to be the first to […]

The Heart of the Great Alone

Herbert Ponting, The ramparts of Mount Erebus, 1911 The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace 21 October 2011 – 15 April 2012 I have to admit, I’d never heard of the Queen’s Gallery before my visit last week, and even if I had, it wouldn’t have […]