When Alexander Graham Bell first presented his telephone to audiences in the late 1800s, he made an interesting proposition. Bell suggested that this “talking telegraph” (the telephone) might be used for something other than transmitting and receiving messages. He suggested this invention could one day be used for something far more important – fun.
Follow this codebreaking and communications trail and go on a journey of exploration and discovery around the Science Museum.
The Science Museum’s forthcoming exhibition, Top Secret: from Ciphers to Cyber Security, featured at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
With half the planet online, Sir Tim Berners-Lee marks web’s 30th birthday with a plea for global action to challenge its excesses.
In our latest Live Science experiment researchers from Middlesex University are investigating the relationship between awareness of our own actions and empathy with others.
To celebrate the return of our hands-on gaming event, Power UP, one of our ambassadors explores five key turning points in gaming history.
Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, explains the history and importance of the Outer Space Treaty
From radio and radar to MRI and fibre optics, do you know just how many of the world’s revolutionary innovations were developed and patented in Britain?