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behind the scenes

By Marisa Kalvins and Adriana Francescutto Miro

Conserving Medicine

With less than a year before we open the doors to our brand new Medicine Galleries, we take a look behind the scenes to see what conservators Marisa and Adriana have been working on.

Original poster artwork for 2001: A Space Odyssey © Warner Bros.

Director and Academy-Award winning visual effects designer, Paul Franklin, talks about his fascination with Kubrick’s sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey and the joys of watching an ‘unrestored’ print.

As part of our mission to inspire the next generation of scientists, inventors and engineers the Science Museum Group have launched an exciting new online game, Total Darkness.

The museum’s Roger Highfield challenged Professor Alice Roberts to iron out the scars of human evolution for a new display. Here, the University of Birmingham anatomist describes her personal quest for perfection.