An intricate painted box from The Courtauld Gallery’s collection is now on display in the museum.
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.
ESA Project Scientist Johannes Benkhoff, gives an overview of the latest preparations for the launch of BepiColombo, which will be taking off on its 7-year mission to Mercury later this week.
This week the museum hosted the press conference for Professor Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions.
To celebrate the opening of our free dance and science festival Antarctica Live, we look at five objects from our collection that helped humanity study and understand the icy continent.
Stephen Hawking, the best known scientist on planet Earth will be mourned for his remarkable impact, not just on the field of cosmology but as a hugely successful science writer and a beacon of inspiration for how the limitations of the body can be overcome by the power of the mind.
This is the Sokol KV-2 emergency spacesuit worn by British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake as he traveled into space.
Before they go on display, our objects undergo thorough checks and sometimes require repairs. HLF Conservation Intern, Matt Walker, talks us through the process of repairing one such object.