Professor Christian Laes discusses perceptions of disability and the idealised body in ancient Greek culture, revealing how these ancient representations of bodily forms have influenced modern ideals towards conformity.
Greek Independence Day is celebrated on 25 March, at the Science Museum we are commemorating this anniversary by reflecting on the contributions of one key individual in the recorded history of the study of Mathematics, the ancient Greek philosopher Euclid.
Professor Paul Cartledge reflects on the presence of slavery in ancient Greek culture in relation to technological development and the views of those living at this time, including Aristotle.
Far from being a fixed entity, the story of Greek science is a work in progress with its own meta-history. Dr. Patricia Fara explores the current story and factors that have influenced this narrative so far.
To mark the opening of Ancient Greeks: Science and Wisdom, Dr Despina Ignatiadou from the National Archaeological Museum Athens discusses the story of Hermes, messenger of the Gods, exploring his significance through the artefacts devoted to him.
Alexandra Rose, Curator of Earth Sciences, celebrates the anniversary of the Ordnance Survey.
To celebrate International Astronomy Day, Assistant Curator Matthew Howles takes an in-depth look at the most iconic of astronomical instruments: the telescope.
Ahead of Science City Lates on 26 February, Participation Assistant Audrey Aidoo-Davies discusses an exciting project she’s been running with curator Alexandra Rose and some young makers of today.
Dr Elizabeth Bruton explores more about how in the First World War, carrier pigeons were used to send short messages on land, in air, and at sea.