To celebrate International Astronomy Day, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles takes an in-depth look at the most iconic of astronomical instruments: the telescope.
Amy Davy explores the life and work of Cecilia Payne, a remarkable scientist who changed our understanding of the Sun.
Guest author Chris Warrick discusses the developments in Nuclear Fusion research, and how we’re closer to creating clean energy than ever before thanks to devices called tokamaks.
Lead curator of our recent exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star, Dr Harry Cliff, marks the first perihelion of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – its record-breaking approach to the Sun.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepared to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.