Lead Curator of The Sun: Living With Our Star, Harry Cliff, looks at the launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe as humankind reaches out to touch the Sun for the very first time.
Harry is the Museum’s Fellow of Modern Science and in-house physicist, working on all things physics and astronomy. You’ll find Harry blogging on exhibitions, physics news stories, scientific anniversaries and exciting new additions to our physics and astronomy collections.
To mark this year’s summer solstice Lead Curator of The Sun: Living With Our Star, Harry Cliff, explores the year without summer, and the fear and art it inspired.
Scientists have sent shock-waves through the scientific world with the announcement that they have detected gravitational waves.
Dr Harry Cliff celebrates Back to the Future Day with a look at the physics of time travel.
150 years ago today (1 January), James Clerk Maxwell published his work on light, electricity and magnetism. Our resident physicist, Dr. Harry Cliff, reflects on how Maxwell helped transform the way we live.
Dr. Harry Cliff, Curator of our Collider exhibition and the first Science Museum Fellow of Modern Science explores one of the most important discoveries of a generation.
We sat down with Pippa Nissen from Nissen Richards Studio to talk about her team’s work on our Collider exhibition.
Collider exhibition curator Dr. Harry Cliff blogs on Dirac’s discoveries and anticipating antimatter.
Could the Higgs be the end of particle physics? We’re still a long way from answering one of the biggest questions of all, says Dr Harry Cliff, Head of Content on our Collider exhibition.