Who was Linnaeus? Teaching BioMedia Meltdown Competition Media Lifelong Learning History of Science External Courses Type Definitions Glossary Discovery Space Home LearningLifelong Learning Learning doesn't stop after school. This section provides information about the History of Science, links to external courses as well as some insights into what things mean in this world of taxonomic jargon History of Science The Linnean Society of London has always been a meeting point for the discussion of science, with many of our members being some of the most famous names in the study of natural history. External Courses Interested in taxonomy or identification? Try one of these courses, ranging from leisure courses for complete beginners to professional qualifications. Type Definitions Unsure of any scientific type definitions? Then take a look through our list of types and related terms Glossary Unsure of its meaning? Use our glossary for short, clear descriptions of scientific terms.