Interpretation Developer Emma Ellis explores the life of trailblazer Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to receive a pilot’s licence.
Research Fellow Emily Rees Koerner and Brigitte Stenhouse, Lecturer in History of Mathematics at The Open University, celebrate the ‘Queen of Science’ and her enthusiasm for maths and science.
Collaborative Doctoral Partnership student Anaïs Walsdorf explores the life and work of Margaret Bourke-White, a pioneering photographer whose work offered social and political commentary while advocating for human rights across the world.
The Science Museum will mark the 30th anniversary of the first episode of The X Files with an IMAX showing and Q+A, this blog looks at the amazing legacy of fictional FBI Agent Dana Scully.
To celebrate the 122nd birthday of mathematician Dame Mary Cartwright, we take a closer look at her pioneering work and life
A lifelong advocator of mother and baby health, today on her 141st birthday we celebrate the life and works of Dr. Dossibai Dadabhoy.
18 July 2022 marks the 161st birthday of Kadambini Ganguly, one of India’s first two female university graduates and the first Indian woman to practice Western Medicine. In this blog, Assistant Curator Laura Büllesbach explores her remarkable life, the barriers she broke, and the doors she opened for others.
Assistant curator Katie Mcnab explores the life and work of Dr Nancy Roman, an American Astronomer who was the Chief of Astronomy at NASA for 20 years and earned the exemplary nickname ‘the mother of Hubble’.
American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.