When are you going to die? This isn’t a question any of us know the answer to. But it’s one that has preoccupied politicians, philosophers, scientists and engineers for centuries. A week ago the Science Museum hosted a special TEDxLondon event on ‘the end of ageing’. Guest-curated by high-altitude physician and entrepreneur Dr Jack Kriendler, speakers tackled issues of life, death and ageing from a myriad of perspectives: biology, moral philosophy, science fiction, art and digital technology. The discussion challenged […]
When Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery opens in October 2016, we will extend our reach beyond traditional museum audiences with a series of important charity partnerships. Tom O’Leary explains more.
The Evening Standard’s tenth celebration of London’s most influential people – the Progress 1000 – took place at the Science Museum last night, attended by a glittering array of partygoers including HRH The Prince of Wales, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, the President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Dame Ann Dowling and Mercury Prize winner, Benjamin Clementine. The focus of the celebrations of the Standard’s top 1000 Londoners – which includes Science Museum director Ian Blatchford and Director of […]
Laura Singleton, Press Officer, describes an extraordinary celebration of codebreaker and mathematician Alan Turing at an exclusive screening of the new film, The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch.
To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day, Roger Highfield talks to Zaha Hadid about maths, architecture and women in science.
Pete Dickinson, Head of Comms, reflects on a global premiere and the mathematics hidden within the Simpsons and Futurama.
Journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed goes behind the scenes of our new exhibition, Mind Maps: Stories from Psychology, which opens to the public this week.