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.
As the museum prepares to explore climate change in Antarctica through dance next month, Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.
Today we celebrated the launch of our new exhibition IVF: 6 Million Babies Later.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.
Genetic Resource Collection Curator at the Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, Matthew Ryan, explores Fleming’s Penicillium and the potential of microorganisms.
Professor Martin Johnson explores the difficulties experienced by physiologist and Nobel laureate Bob Edwards in his pioneering IVF work.
Space weather could wreak havoc on Earth, yet few of us are taking the threat seriously. Find out more about the dark side of the Sun and see what you can do to help save the world.
Understanding how different networks in the human brain support human cognition is an inhumanly complicated problem to solve, but it has now been successfully dissected by an artificial intelligence in real time, a new study reveals.
Discover more about our partnership with The Museum of Tomorrow, Rio de Janeiro
Type 1 Diabetes is a condition that needs to be managed around the clock. Ask anyone who has managed this condition for an extended amount of time and you will hear that the main challenges are not the multiple daily injections, or even the invasive blood testing, but the mental pressure to keep track of your blood sugars, treatments, medication calculations and the relentless effort to keep this never-ending juggling act going.
A new exhibition at the Science Museum, Beyond the Lab: The DIY Science Revolution, shows how ordinary people are taking science into their own hands.