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Mary Cavanagh

Mary Cav researches and creates exhibitions and events at the Museum. Mary studied Biology and completed a PhD and postdoc in immunology before losing her heart to museums. Now, she enjoys bringing the newest discoveries into the Museum and making connections between scientists, future scientists, and anyone else coming through the door.

It seems like everyone’s talking about sending people to Mars. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has just found evidence of liquid water on Mars today, Ridley Scott’s The Martian is bringing the Red Planet to life in our cinemas and you can see a spacesuit designed for use on Mars in our Cosmonauts exhibition. There is hope that we’ll be sending people to Mars for real in the next few decades – but when they go, will they be ready for […]