As a way of saying ‘thank you’ for helping fund objects, exhibitions and galleries, the Science Museum will be offering a very special treat for National Lottery ticket holders this December.
This week the museum hosted the press conference for Professor Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions.
Are you more Mario or Pac-Man? Find out in our latest quiz…
The Science Museum is celebrating wonderful objects in our collection which were given as gifts as part of Remember a Charity Week.
Volunteer Coordinator Caroline Chestnutt introduces the Companion Cat
Adrian Owen on communicating with vegative patients
Introducing our new Virtual Reality experience
Fun (and tasty) British Science Week experiments.
Behind the scenes of our upcoming Robots exhibition, a team of ten volunteers have been creating a collection of handling objects.
The Evening Standard’s tenth celebration of London’s most influential people – the Progress 1000 – took place at the Science Museum last night, attended by a glittering array of partygoers including HRH The Prince of Wales, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, the President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Dame Ann Dowling and Mercury Prize winner, Benjamin Clementine. The focus of the celebrations of the Standard’s top 1000 Londoners – which includes Science Museum director Ian Blatchford and Director of […]
By Amy Pollak Many of the everyday items we use all the time can now contain nanoparticles. So what are they doing in our sunscreen, clothes or food packaging? Nanoscience and nanotech research covers a wide range of areas including healthcare, materials, combating climate change and nanotechnology’s interaction with people and the environment. Our latest topical case in the Antenna gallery features the Drinkable Book, a book containing both educational information and paper water filters. Each page is printed with […]
The eagerly anticipated Scientists meet the Media party took place at the Royal Society last week, continuing a long tradition of annual gatherings to foster mutual understanding between the inhabitants of Fleet Street and Britain’s laboratories. Speeches to the audience of several hundred in the world’s oldest academy of science were given by new President of the Royal Society, Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan; Ian Blatchford, Director of the Science Museum Group, and John Mulholland, editor of The Observer. As […]