As the Science Museum launches an exhibition about capturing climate-warming carbon dioxide, a new analysis shows investing in ecosystems could help cool the planet in the latter part of this century, but only if we act now. Science Director, Roger Highfield describes the new work, and a method to turn carbon dioxide into greener plastics.
American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.
Exhibition adviser Bob Ward reflects on Our Future Planet as the exhibition opens to the public.
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.