To celebrate International Astronomy Day, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles takes an in-depth look at the most iconic of astronomical instruments: the telescope.
Matthew Howles is Assistant Curator of Exhibitions. For the past two and a half years he has been helping to develop a new permanent gallery at the Science Museum, Science City 1550-1800 (2019).
To mark 359 years since London’s first scientific society was founded, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles invites you on a highlights tour of the city’s scientific history.
To celebrate the anniversary of King George III’s coronation, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles explores a crowning achievement in the history of scientific instrument-making: George III’s very own mural arc.