This weekend we celebrate the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey. Inspired by this historic event, we’ve delved into the collection and highlighted what you can see and do this weekend in our museums.
The new-born city of Palava in India shows how to create conurbations with lower environmental impact, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.
Trainee Assistant Digital Curator, Gabrielle Bryan-Quamina, delves into our collection to tell the story of the Radium Girls, the first casualties of industrial radium poisoning.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Ajit Lalvani of Imperial College London about the first detailed study of how the virus is transmitted at home, which underlines the importance of handwashing and hygiene.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern. In efforts to fight Winter SAD, Rachael Simões, Trainee Assistant Digital Curator, takes a closer look at different relationships with nature which could support mental health.
Each spring crowds of thousands gather on the banks of the river Thames in west London for The Boat Race, a rowing competition between crews from Cambridge and Oxford universities. Ahead of this year’s race, we reveal the story behind one winning boat.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses today’s landmark IPCC report on the climate crisis, a ‘final warning’ from scientists: act now or it will be too late.
British Science Week is always a highlight of the year for our colleagues and our young visitors – this year has been no exception with a wide range of activities happening all across the Science Museum Group. British Science Week is a 10-day celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths. Taking place from Friday 10 – Sunday 19 March 2023, this year’s theme is Connections.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the new consultation by the HFEA regulator that aims to update fertility law.
To inspire futures is the Science Museum Group’s mission and it is central to our work towards a society where all people feel that science is for them and have access to the benefits it brings.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses a report published today (28 February 2023) on the prospect of green aviation.
At the Blythe House object store, Collections Decant Assistant Georgina Kavanagh has been uncovering interesting stories as she prepares the collection to move to its new home in Wiltshire.