On Colour Blind Awareness Day Cleo Hanaway-Oakley, University of Bristol lecturer and Science Museum Research Fellow explores the literary and cultural history of colour vision deficiency.
A number of guest authors, from scientists to artists, contribute to our blog, taking you behind the scenes, exploring the incredible objects in our collection, our award-winning exhibitions and the scientific achievements making headlines today.
This week we announced a rather special addition to the Clockmakers’ Museum.
Go behind the scenes with the team unraveling mysteries in the collection.
Dr. Gillian Forrester from Me, Human and Birkbeck, University of London investigates how traits from our 500 million-year-old brain still underpin some of our most important human behaviours, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
Over 50,000 images are now in our online collection, to celebrate we went behind the scenes with our photography team.
An intricate painted box from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection is now on display in the museum.
One hundred years ago, two teams of British astronomers travelled thousands of miles to photograph the solar eclipse of 29 May 1919.
Ron Fogelman, Producer of ‘The Twilight Zone’ stage production, looks at the inextricable link between science and science fiction.
CJ Crennell and John Underwood investigate trade literature from the Science Museum’s Library and Archive.
With this year being the International Year of the Periodic Table, it’s an exciting time to be a chemist.
Haemophilia played a major role in the downfall of the Russian royal family – but they were not the only royal house to feel its effects.
Behind the scenes with the inventory team.