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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.

Over 400 school pupils packed into the Science Museum IMAX Theatre in London on 16 October for a special Q&A with the UK’s first European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake.

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.