Tropical forest canopies are edging closer to a critical high-temperature threshold of no return. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a study published today.
Inspired by World Photography Day, Associate Curator Rebecca Raven discusses studying and moving many thousands of photographic records to their new home.
A common emblem for medicine depicts one or two snakes coiling up a staff. This symbol, often referred to as a ‘caduceus’, has been frequently used as a pharmacy or healthcare company crest. However, the term ‘caduceus’ has a distinct meaning and historically has been confused with the real first medical symbol: the ‘Rod of Asclepius’.
Why is a foam stress ball now part of the Science Museum Group?
In 1998, the Science Museum delivered an ambitious, ground-breaking touring exhibition that took many of its most important objects to Japan. Treasures of the Science Museum showcased objects that had never left Britain before. Its Project Curator, Nick Wyatt, now the museum’s Keeper of Library and Archives, explores this project, and describes more recent cooperation with Japan.
Assistant Curator Katie Crowson highlights the figures represented among the Science Museum Group collection that pursued ‘hidden’ knowledge in Europe during the Renaissance.
Artificial intelligence has made key advances in forecasting, though it is likely to complement rather than replace existing methods, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Mountains across the Northern Hemisphere will be hotspots for extreme rainfall that could affect a quarter of the world’s population, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
On this day in 1948 – just 13 days before the National Health Service was established – the Empire Windrush ship arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex with 429 Caribbean migrants aboard. In this blog post Trainee Assistant Digital Curator Rachael Simoes explores the integral role Caribbean nurses have played in the NHS over the past 75 years.
Science Director Roger Highfield reports on the potential long term implications for the UK marine life, even climate, from the extreme marine heatwave in UK waters.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a study that finds human activities have transgressed 7 out of 8 ‘planetary boundaries’.
Science Museum Group Fellowship awarded to Alok Sharma at the Science Museum Group Annual Dinner