On Monday 21 August 2017, a solar eclipse was visible across most of the United States for the first time in a century. To celebrate, curator Ali Boyle shared a short history of eclipses and a few favourite objects from our collection.
Will Stanley is the Senior Comms Officer at the Science Museum. He shares stories from exhibitions and events across the museum and manages social media for the museum.
The Science Museum has joined Google Arts & Culture, enabling people across the world to experience the museum in Google Street View for the first time.
On 15 June 2017 we’re inviting BBC Two’s cameras inside the Science Museum Group’s vast stores to celebrate our amazing objects and incredible stories of invention in a 90-minute live broadcast. Britain’s Greatest Invention, presented by Dr Hannah Fry and automotive engineer Ant Anstead, will celebrate Britain’s impact on seven remarkable inventions (concrete, the steam engine, jet engine, fridge, mobile phone, television and antibiotics) and explore behind the scenes with our curators. Battling it out in front of a live […]
More than 10,000 people gathered outside the Science Museum on Saturday to join a global celebration of science.
This week (17 August) we celebrated an incredible autumn of culture in the capital with the official launch of London’s Autumn Season.
Last year we invited Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince (and their puppet counterparts) into the Museum to film a brand new 6 episode mini series, The Quest For Wonder.
Astronauts can grow up to 7cm as their spines lengthen in the weightlessness of space. The SkinSuit aims to counteract this by squeezing the body from the shoulders to the feet.
Today (7 March 2016) we celebrate the 90th birthday of Dame Margaret Weston, who worked at the Museum for many years and was its director from 1973-86.
Vantablack, the world’s blackest material, is on display at the Science Museum.
In his TED talk, Harry Cliff explores the big questions in physics and how scientists are trying to find answers.
We asked six of our enthusiastic Cosmonauts exhibition volunteers to share their experiences so far.
Will Stanley blogs on how ten London museums are collaborating on an exciting new Instagram project.