A new spacecraft has landed at the Science Museum: the Structural Thermal Model of BepiColombo, developed to test the strength of the spacecraft when on its mission to Mercury. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this challenging mission…
From iconic galleries like Exploring Space to award-winning newer additions to the museum like Mathematics: The Winton Gallery our galleries make the museum an inspiring place to explore. We also open temporary exhibitions throughout the year covering a range of topics from science and technology to history and photography.
Space weather could wreak havoc on Earth, yet few of us are taking the threat seriously. Find out more about the dark side of the Sun and see what you can do to help save the world.
From dragon’s blood to your own faeces, we explore seven unusual places you might not think to look for the next wave of antibiotics.
In celebration of the return of Power UP Assistant Curator, Shaz Hussain takes a look at one of the most popular video game series of all time.
Exhibition Content Developer Khalil Thirlaway takes a look at some of the most influential characters in gaming’s long history.
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, talks to Dr Venki Ramakrishnan, and Dr Eugenia Cheng about the “man who knew infinity”
Discover the role sticky tape played in the discovery of Graphene – a new wonder material.
Rahaab Allana, Consulting Curator for Illuminating India: Photography 1857-2017, expresses his point of view.
Contemporary Science Research Volunteer, Claudia Cook looks at how we can harness light from the Sun to create medicine.