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Winner of £8m Longitude Prize will ‘transform fight against superbugs’ – Science Museum Blog

Roger Highfield, Science Director and member of the Longitude Committee, discusses the long-sought winner of the Prize, announced today in ...

Meet an Employee workshops on Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery – Science Museum Blog

Recently the Science Museum celebrated its one millionth visitor to Technicians: The David Sainsbury Gallery. The student was part of ...

Happy birthday, Bessie Coleman! – Science Museum Blog

Interpretation Developer Emma Ellis explores the life of trailblazer Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman to receive a pilot’s ...

Virtual Heart: A new simulation revealed – Science Museum Blog

On Tuesday 7 November we revealed a large-scale virtual model of a human heart in the Engineers gallery.Still images from ...

Embark on a science and history journey in South Kensington – Science Museum Blog

Coming into the Science Museum? There are a lot of things to discover on your way in! All free and ...

Beyond Deep Blue – Science Museum Blog

On 11 May 1997 – more than 25 years ago – a computer beat the world chess champion, Garry Kasparov ...

Orlando Teen Invents Organic Pesticide Made From Beer

cross X Orlando Teen Invents Organic Pesticide Made From BeerWhat's NewMay 05, 2023Orlando Teen Invents Non-Toxic, Cost-Effective Organic Pesticide Using ...

The Science of Star Wars – Science Museum Blog

May the 4th be with you! To celebrate Star Wars Day, Curator Dr. Glyn Morgan discusses the scientific possibilities of ...

The Science of Star Wars – Science Museum Blog

May the 4th be with you! To celebrate Star Wars Day, curator Dr. Glyn Morgan discusses the scientific possibilities of ...

Ask a Scientist: Dr. M.J. Soileau

cross X Ask a Scientist: Dr. M.J. SoileauAsk a ScientistMay 01, 2023Introducing our Scientist in ResidenceAs an institution, Orlando Science ...

Citizen Scientist’s Insect Collection Continues Family Legacy

A moth from the collection donated to NHMU by the family of Ezra Day. © NHMUApril is Citizen Science Month ...

When Science and Fiction Collide – Science Museum Blog

Dr. Glyn Morgan explores how cutting-edge science and fiction interplay for the inspiration of creative thinking featured within the book, ...

Rosalind Franklin’s role revealed on the 70th anniversary of the DNA double helix breakthrough – Science Museum Blog

A previously overlooked letter, article and exhibit suggest the British chemist Rosalind Franklin contributed more to revealing the ‘secret of ...

Citizen Science Comes Alive Through Museum Projects

Museum volunteer Phillip Kinser photographs a fossil in NHMU's paleontology colleciton as part of a museum-wide digitization initiative supported by ...

STEM Day at the Capitol • Florida’s Science Centers & Museums Engage Legislators and Advocate for More Funding

cross X STEM Day at the Capitol • Florida’s Science Centers & Museums Engage Legislators and Advocate for More FundingScience ...

Adventuring with Paleoanthropologist Ella Al-Shamahi

Image © Marie-Claire Thomas | World Blue MediaBy Michael MozdyElla Al-Shamahi is a paleoanthropologist, a television personality, an intrepid explorer, ...

NHMU Educators Reach Into Utah Classrooms

Students work with fossils as part of NHMU's Museum on the Move program. ©NHMUBy Michael MozdyNHMU is more than a ...

How to build a Moon Base – Science Museum Blog

With the help of Year 5 students, Lily Hayward explores what it takes to build a base on the Moon, ...

Happy Birthday Anna Atkins! – Science Museum Blog

An influential figure in art, photography and natural history, Anna Atkins was born on 16 March, 224 years agoAnna Atkins ...

The X Files’ Dana Scully: Women in STEM – Science Museum Blog

The Science Museum will mark the 30th anniversary of the first episode of The X Files with an IMAX showing ...

A Historical Perspective on the Science of Chocolate

By Grant Olsen Domesticated more than 3,000 years ago, cacao is a football-shaped fruit that contains a treasure that’s beloved around ...

The Science of Pancakes

cross X The Science of PancakesMakerMar 07, 2023The science of Flipping PancakesPancakes are a common staple at the breakfast table, ...

Barrier Breakers

cross X Barrier BreakersWhat's NewMar 06, 2023Happy Women's History Month!Women have historically been underrepresented in STEM fields, so this Women's ...

Happy Birthday, Garrett Morgan! – Science Museum Blog

Born this day in 1877, Garrett Morgan was the mind behind several inventions that still play a role in our ...

Looking Beyond the Temples at the People of Angkor – with Alison Carter, PhD

Artists’ reconstruction of medieval Angkorian life. Image via virtualangkor.com Dr. Alison Carter spoke on March 20 and 21 as part of the ...