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Two millennia ago, the Antikythera Mechanism was used in Ancient Greece to predict heavenly movements. Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes how this spectacular bronze computer was at least a millennium ahead of its time.

Curator Emeritus Andrew Nahum reflects on Alan Turing’s only known visit to the Science Museum, which took place in August 1951.

To celebrate 40 years since the release of Pac-Man, Head of Commercial Experiences and gaming fan Mark Cutmore explores the story of the much-loved character and pop-culture icon.