Explore the work of our contemporary science team who run the Tomorrow’s World Gallery. In partnership with the BBC the gallery inspires visitors with the latest scientific inventions and explores the impact they could have on our future.
Curator Imogen Clarke looks back at the history of vaccine hesitancy through items in the Science Museum Group Collection.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the latest milestone in quantum computing with Prof Chao-Yang Lu.
Lockdown 2020 has changed our lives in innumerable ways including spending more time at home, and for some, more time to read.
Curator Doug Millard looks at how our exploration of space is a truly international affair.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, helped judge the annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award, which this year was dominated by entries about cancer
Space curator Doug Millard explores the upcoming NASA mission to Mars, and how this will pave the way for future exploration of the red planet.
As the Hope mission to Mars prepares to launch, we spoke to the spacecraft lead about the mission.
Dr Jo Gooding, founder and director of Design Research Associates, reflects on how her historical research on National Health Service (NHS) glasses has inspired her current mission to support innovation in disability-related design.
Space Curator Doug Millard discusses the anticipated launch of the United Arab Emirates’s first Mars orbiter.
As we celebrate the launch of the Crew Dragon and two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, Space Curator Doug Millard looks back at the history of the space capsule.
The final supermoon of 2020 will rise over the UK today (7 May). But what is a supermoon, and what causes it?
Dr Elizabeth Bruton explores the life of British physicist Hertha Ayrton who was born on this day in 1854.