See Our Universe Through a New Lens: Science Photographer of the Year

SEE OUR UNIVERSE THROUGH A NEW LENS: SCIENCE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Since its inception, photography has bridged the worlds of art and science with images which spark and sate curiosity in equal measure. Through...

Sustainability and the Science Museum Group

SUSTAINABILITY AND THE SCIENCE MUSEUM GROUP

Last week the UK recorded its highest ever temperature, another data point collected and interrogated by scientists assessing the climate...

 
 
 
The Space Traveller II

THE SPACE TRAVELLER II

An intricate British-made watch, the Space Traveller II, is now on display for the first time in a museum. Watchmaker George Daniels...

TOP 5 INTERACTIVE THINGS TO DO AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM

Before you arrive: Treasure Hunters app Turn your entire Science Museum visit into a giant interactive game with our free downloadable...

 
 
 

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY, JAMES LOVELOCK!

From searching for life on Mars to speculating about living with cyborgs at the end of this century, James Lovelock has come a long...

Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov's race to be the first man on the Moon

COSMONAUT ALEXEI LEONOV'S RACE TO BE THE FIRST MAN ON THE MOON

Sixty years ago, it seemed inevitable that the USSR would be the first to land a human on the Moon. Earlier, on 4 October 1957, the...

 
 
 

APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING: THE MOST DIFFICULT MOMENTS

While the tiny, fragile Apollo lunar lander descended rapidly to the Moon's surface, its guidance computer disturbed the crew with...

Top 5 things to see at the Science Museum for your under 7s

TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM FOR YOUR UNDER 7S

Stop 1: Tim Peake's Spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19M descent module in the Exploring Space gallery. The first stop on our tour is the Exploring...

 
 
 
Fifty years on: recollecting Apollo 11 launch day

FIFTY YEARS ON: RECOLLECTING APOLLO 11 LAUNCH DAY

I watched the blast-off of the Saturn V rocket for the Apollo 11 mission transmitted live from Cape Kennedy on one of the best colour...

Top 5 things to see at the Science Museum if you love space

TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM IF YOU LOVE SPACE

Stop 1: Tim Peake's Spacecraft Soyuz TMA-19M descent module in the Exploring Space gallery. The first stop on our space tour is the...

 
 
 
Top 5 things to see at the Science Museum if you love codebreaking

TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM IF YOU LOVE CODEBREAKING

Stop 1: Mathematics: The Winton Gallery © Christie, Manson and Woods Limited. The first stop on our codebreaking and communications...

Top 5 things to see at the Science Museum if you love transport

TOP 5 THINGS TO SEE AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM IF YOU LOVE TRANSPORT

Stop 1: Making the Modern World gallery Puffing Billy in the Making the Modern World gallery. The first stop on this transport tour...

 
 
 
Your 500 Million Year Old Brain

YOUR 500 MILLION YEAR OLD BRAIN

We are all unique individuals, but we might have inherited grandma's nose or dad's extroverted personality. Have you ever thought about...

Portrait of AI as an Artist

PORTRAIT OF AI AS AN ARTIST

The Science Museum always strives to display interesting technological developments, including in robotics. Long before the Robots...

 
 
 
Getting A Grip On The Bebionic Hand

GETTING A GRIP ON THE BEBIONIC HAND

The bebionic hand, an exciting new addition to our collection. This is a ‘myoelectric' prosthetic hand that can be controlled by moving...

Say cheese!

SAY CHEESE!

At the Blythe House object store in west London, over 50 people are working hard to study, record, digitise, pack and transport 300,000...

 
 
 
Kinetic Artworks on Exhibition Road

KINETIC ARTWORKS ON EXHIBITION ROAD

As part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival , a mobile sculpture will be installed on Exhibition Road on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30...

The first non-stop transatlantic flight

THE FIRST NON-STOP TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT

A century ago, John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight , taking off from Newfoundland on 14...

 
 
 
Autonomous vehicles: how soon is now?

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES: HOW SOON IS NOW?

In the first section of the exhibition dedicated to Air, you will get a chance to see various uses of autonomous drones. They have...

Fighting for diversity on the cyber crime front line

FIGHTING FOR DIVERSITY ON THE CYBER CRIME FRONT LINE

The biggest long term cyber threat of all to the UK does not come from hackers or state-sponsored attacks but the lack of diversity...

 
 
 



Man charged with murder of PC Andrew Harper

Man charged with murder of PC Andrew Harper

Caption: Man charged over murder of PC Andew Harper A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while investigating a reported... Read more ...

Man City 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Man City 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Manchester City are gunning for a third consecutive Premier League title and kicked off the 2019/20 season with a heavy victory over West Ham. Pep Guardiola's men have already... Read more ...

Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich seal loan signing of Barcelona midfielder

Philippe Coutinho: Bayern Munich seal loan signing of Barcelona midfielder

Barcelona have confirmed Philippe Coutinho will join Bayern Munich on a season-long loan with an option to buy for £109.8m. Read more ...

Fears of ‘another Windrush' tougher crime checks for EU citizens after Brexit

Fears of ‘another Windrush' tougher crime checks for EU citizens after Brexit

Number 10 said free movement will cease the moment the UK crashes out without a deal EU nationals will face much tougher criminal background checks which could see them... Read more ...

Wolves 1 Man Utd 1: Pogba misses penalty to deny Solskjaer's men victory...

Wolves 1 Man Utd 1: Pogba misses penalty to deny Solskjaer's men victory after Neves screamer

PAUL POGBA FLUFFED another penalty for Manchester United to deny them victory -.the question is though, why was he taking it? That is the fourth miss in a year for United from... Read more ...

Wolves 1-1 Man Utd: Paul Pogba misses penalty as United held to draw - 5...

Wolves 1-1 Man Utd: Paul Pogba misses penalty as United held to draw - 5 talking points

A topsy-turvy encounter saw both teams maintain their unbeaten starts to the new season at Molineux Read more ...

Peaky Blinders star Sam Claflin splits from wife Laura Haddock after six years

Peaky Blinders star Sam Claflin splits from wife Laura Haddock after six years

The Hunger Games actor and his famous wife announced their break up in a shock statement, explaining why they've decided to split Read more ...

Apple Arcade's monthly subscription price leaks out ahead of autumn launch

Apple Arcade's monthly subscription price leaks out ahead of autumn launch

Apple recently unveiled Apple Arcade , a video game subscription service for iOS devices, Apple TV, and the Mac, but it didn't reveal pricing. However, 9to5Mac's Guilherme... Read more ...

Elton John defends Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over private jet trip to...

Elton John defends Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over private jet trip to south of France

Elton says he funded Meghan and Harry's private flights Elton John has defended Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over their recent private jet trips aboard, insisting he paid... Read more ...

Ashes news: Ben Stokes warns Australia to get ready for brutal bouncer...

Ashes news: Ben Stokes warns Australia to get ready for brutal bouncer barrage from Jofra Archer

Ben Stokes warned Australia that there will be no let-up in the sustained and often brutal aggression that saw Jofra Archer floor two of their batsmen on an extraordinary Test... Read more ...