With less than a year before we open the doors to our brand new Medicine Galleries, we take a look behind the scenes to see what conservators Marisa and Adriana have been working on.
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.
As we announce the return of Power UP, our hands-on video games extravaganza back by popular demand in 2019, we take a look back at some of the key turning points in gaming history.
Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government Dr Patrick Vallance spoke to Roger Highfield at the last Science Museum Lates about Brexit, gene editing and artificial intelligence.
University of Cambridge research fellow, Marta Shahbazi, discusses developments in IVF research making it possible to grow human embryos in vitro for longer than ever.
On the centenary of the end of the Great War, photographer Judit Gyula uncovers a remarkable gramophone from the Western Front.
Guest author Chris Warrick discusses the developments in Nuclear Fusion research, and how we’re closer to creating clean energy than ever before thanks to devices called tokamaks.
Director and Academy-Award winning visual effects designer, Paul Franklin, talks about his fascination with Kubrick’s sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey and the joys of watching an ‘unrestored’ print.
ESA Project Scientist Johannes Benkhoff, gives an overview of the latest preparations for the launch of BepiColombo, which will be taking off on its 7-year mission to Mercury later this week.
In our latest Live Science residency, researchers from Middlesex University are investigating different kinds of memory.
John Webster recalls his time working alongside Muriel Harris, who played an important and integral role in the development of IVF research.
Dr Lily FitzGibbon from the Motivation Science Lab, University of Reading, investigates how we can understand curiosity, as part of a Live Science residency at the Science Museum.
The Carrington Event of 1859 is the most violent solar storm on record. A storm of its magnitude in today’s technological era would cause devastating effects. Roger Highfield and Dr Harry Cliff explore more.