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Booming Fifties, Swinging Sixties

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By Science Museum

What was the popular culture of science like in Britain, in the fifties and sixties? The Science Museum has received funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to…

How digital imaging sensors have shaped our world

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/how-digital-imaging-sensors-have-shaped-our-world/
By Sarah Gaunt

…And of course, they have made the ‘selfie’ possible. The story began more than three decades ago, without a photograph in sight. New Jersey in the swinging sixties was a…

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/celebrating-70-years-of-the-nhs/
By Imogen Clarke

…through the NHS in the 1960s. This revolutionary contraceptive allowed women to control their own fertility, dramatically contributing to women’s liberation and to the sexual freedom of the so-called “Swinging

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