Dr. Merina Su continues the conversation in the heated debate about whether brain training games actually work.
Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day
A galaxy of astronauts gathered at the Science Museum to celebrate 25 years since Helen Sharman became the first Brit in space.
Helen Sharman, the first Briton in space, reflects on her mission to the Mir space station 25 years ago. Book tickets to join Helen in the IMAX Theatre on Saturday 21 May where she will be celebrating her anniversary. You can also visit Helen’s website here. Space missions capture the imagination. They turn people on to science. They broaden our horizons too. I can hardly believe that it has been 25 years since I played my small part in this great adventure, the next phase […]
Our Ada Lovelace exhibition celebrates the bicentenary of Ada’s birth (10 December 1815) and opened on Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. When Ada Lovelace had her portrait painted in 1835, she joked that her jaw appeared so large that the word ‘Mathematics’ could be written upon it. Mathematics and science were Lovelace’s passions and were often at the forefront of her thoughts. She spent much of her time studying […]
Curator Helen Peavitt and Stephanie Millard uncover the life of Dame Louisa Aldrich-Blake, Britain’s first female surgeon, who is celebrated in a new Science Museum display.