Welcome to the Science Museum Book Club, in each post Exhibitions Curator Dr. Glyn Morgan hand-picks a science-related text that has resonated with him in order to share the joy of reading with you.
We were delighted to join Her Majesty The Queen earlier this week to celebrate British Science Week as we mark one year since we closed our doors.
Curator Imogen Clarke looks back at the history of vaccine hesitancy through items in the Science Museum Group Collection.
On the anniversary of James Watt’s birth, volunteer Nick Gudde examines Watt’s impact on business and buttons. Recent research has added to our understanding of Watt’s life and work, find out more via our Open For All blog series.
Science Museum volunteer Dr. Robin Hiley explores the story of Marguerite Perey, the chemist who discovered the element Francium and was the first woman to be elected to the prestigious French Académie des Sciences.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the latest milestone in quantum computing with Prof Chao-Yang Lu.