This week the museum hosted the press conference for Professor Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions.
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.
The Carrington Event of 1859 is the most violent solar storm on record. A storm of its magnitude in today’s technological era would cause devastating effects. Roger Highfield and Dr Harry Cliff explore more.
Ahead of the opening of The Last Tsar: Blood and Revolution, forensic scientist Peter Gill recalls his experience of identifying the remains of the last Tsar of Russia.
Sally Cheshire CBE, chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority describes the advancements in IVF over the past 40 years.
Today we celebrated the launch of our new exhibition IVF: 6 Million Babies Later.
Assistant Curator of Medicine, Imogen Clarke, takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the NHS’ 70 year history with 7 objects from our collection.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.
Jane Sutton from the Royal Academy of Engineering explores the importance of diversity in engineering
Ahead of the opening of IVF: 6 Million Babies Later, father Gareth Down shares his experience with IVF and the lesser-told story of the male struggle.