At the next Science Museum Lates, visitors will learn about the Dreamachine. Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses this cerebral adventure with neuroscientist and bestselling author Anil Seth.
1 August 2022 marks 102 years since Henrietta Lacks was born. Assistant Curator Harriet Jackson takes a closer look at her profound impact on modern medicine and reflects on the importance of informed consent and who benefits from scientific research.
Architect, artist & multi-disciplinary creative Rebeca Ramos reflects on the Create the Trophy competition for The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering and how it is inspiring the next generation of creative innovators.
18 July 2022 marks the 161st birthday of Kadambini Ganguly, one of India’s first two female university graduates and the first Indian woman to practice Western Medicine. In this blog, Assistant Curator Laura Büllesbach explores her remarkable life, the barriers she broke, and the doors she opened for others.
Ahead of the opening of Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination, discover the brilliant science fiction books shortlist for the Arthur Clarke Award.
Professor Christian Laes discusses perceptions of disability and the idealised body in ancient Greek culture, revealing how these ancient representations of bodily forms have influenced modern ideals towards conformity.
Assistant curator Katie Mcnab explores the life and work of Dr Nancy Roman, an American Astronomer who was the Chief of Astronomy at NASA for 20 years and earned the exemplary nickname ‘the mother of Hubble’.