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Apple Mac Colour Classic, with dust cover, keyboard and mouse, boxed software and manual. 1993

Assistant Curator Shaz Hussain explores the history of the personal computer to answer the ever important question: why beige?

Meet Creoqode, the tech company that lets you build your very own game console and create the video games to go with it. We speak to them about the new 2048 console.

250 years ago William Cookworthy was awarded a patent for producing an English true hard-paste porcelain similar to that being produced in China and Germany. Curator of Chemistry Sophie Waring explores more.

Brooch to avert the evil eye, Europe, 1900-1914

Throughout history, amulets have been used to heal and protect the body from different evils and illnesses. What can these five objects tell us about their place in medicine?

Making the Modern World c. Lee Mawdsly (Full size)

As part of our mission to inspire the next generation of scientists, inventors and engineers the Science Museum Group have launched an exciting new app

Stephen Hawking, the best known scientist on planet Earth will be mourned for his remarkable impact, not just on the field of cosmology but as a hugely successful science writer and a beacon of inspiration for how the limitations of the body can be overcome by the power of the mind.

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