We went behind-the-scenes of as the 2018 Year of Engineering was announced at the museum.
On 15 June 2017 we’re inviting BBC Two’s cameras inside the Science Museum Group’s vast stores to celebrate our amazing objects and incredible stories of invention in a 90-minute live broadcast. Britain’s Greatest Invention, presented by Dr Hannah Fry and automotive engineer Ant Anstead, will celebrate Britain’s impact on seven remarkable inventions (concrete, the steam engine, jet engine, fridge, mobile phone, television and antibiotics) and explore behind the scenes with our curators. Battling it out in front of a live […]
Discussing the cosmic mystery of dark matter at the Director’s Annual Dinner.
A look back at the Museum’s old Agriculture gallery
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 […]
A glimpse of how big data can make healthcare more proactive, preventative and predictive was given by the world’s best-known biotechnology entrepreneur, Dr. Craig Venter, last night at the Science Museum’s Director’s Annual Dinner. Dr. Venter, who flew to the Museum from his home La Jolla and returns to Washington today, is the recipient from President Obama of the National Medal of Science, the highest honour awarded to scientists by the US government. Dr. Venter recently set up Human Longevity […]