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Happy Mother’s Day!

Visit the Museum today and treat your Mum to a main meal, dessert and glass of wine in our Deep Blue Diner for £14.95.

Image courtesy of our Science & Society Picture Library, which can be bought along with 70,000 others from our online print site.

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03/25/2017 at 15:03. Facebook
Up next in our series of inspiring women in science for #WomensHistoryMonth we’re celebrating the achievements of the Chinese-American experimental physicist, Chien-Shiung Wu, fondly nicknamed “the First Lady of Physics”.

Wu helped to develop the process for separating uranium metal into different isotopes by gaseous diffusion as part of the Manhattan Project in World War II. She is perhaps...
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03/25/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
We’ll be switching off the lights at the front of the Museum for WWF UK #EarthHourUK tonight at 20.30. This event sets out to raise awareness of the devastating effects of climate change and shine a light on the need for action.

You can get involved too by turning off your lights for one hour tonight.

Find out more here wwf.org.uk/joinearthhour.

Earth Hour

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03/24/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
In #Sciencenews this week, the first fluorescent frog has been found in Argentina.

Ground breaking discovery in Argentina

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03/24/2017 at 12:39. Facebook
What are your plans next Friday evening? Join us as we screen a mechanoid movie marathon with The Terminator and RoboCop all in one night…

Movies and Mechanoids Double Bill: The Terminator and Robocop

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03/23/2017 at 12:45. Facebook
Next in our series of inspiring women in science for #WomensHistoryMonth we’re celebrating the achievements of Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell.

Bell Burnell is a Northern Irish astrophysicist who discovered the first radio pulsars while studying for her postgraduate degree at Cambridge.

Bell Burnell’s work in first observing and analysing the pulsars was crucial in our modern understanding of...
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03/22/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
We’re counting down the days until our Lates event this month! This free adults only evening gives you a chance to explore the museum after-hours.

Highlights this month include our very own comedy duo Punk Science who will be performing some science-inspired stand up, and activities including hunting meteorites.

Robots will also be open late with 50% off tickets to the exhibition!

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03/22/2017 at 09:56. Facebook
#onthisday in 1895 brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière put on the first display of motion picture film at a private screening in Paris.

The brothers patented their own version of the Cinématographe, or Cinematograph (a motion picture film camera), in 1895 recording the first footage with it on 19 March. The first screening took place in Paris at the Society for the Development of the National...
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03/21/2017 at 15:21. Facebook
Join us for a movie double bill after-hours at the Museum. We’ll be showing The Terminator and RoboCop in our IMAX cinema on Friday 31 March. Book your tickets now!

The Terminator and RoboCop: a movie double bill

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03/21/2017 at 12:14. Facebook
Calling all digital marketeers! We're looking for an energetic and creative individual to join our e-commerce team. Closes 29 March. Job description and how to apply here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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03/20/2017 at 16:47. Facebook
Announcing our Voyages competition!

To celebrate Voyages, our latest photography exhibition by Anderson & Low, we’re challenging you to get creative with photography.

We want you to imagine an object in the museum’s collection in a new way for a chance to win £1000 of vouchers towards a photography or film course of your choice with our partners City Academy.

The winners will be chosen...
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03/20/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
The Bowes Swan will soon be leaving us to make its flight back up north. If you’d like to see the beautiful Swan in action before it goes, make sure you visit our Robots exhibition for its daily performance at 10.25 before Thursday 23 March.

The Swan dates from around 1773 and its internal clockwork mechanisms are attributed to John-Joseph Merlin, the Belgian horologist who also invented...
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03/20/2017 at 11:32. Facebook
Join us at the Science Museum for an after-hours movie night like no other as we show The Terminator and RoboCop in our IMAX theatre.

This double bill presents arguably the two most iconic robots in screen history, beginning with James Cameron’s original 1984 thriller The Terminator, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the time-travelling robot assassin stalking the streets of downtown LA. The...
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LAST CHANCE TO WIN!

To celebrate British Science Week we’re giving away five experiment book bundles containing This Book Thinks You’re a Scientist, Super-Intelligent High-Tech Robots and George’s Marvellous Experiments, as well as a Wonderlab Family Annual Pass for each winner.

To enter, click the link below and answer one simple question by 23.59 on Sunday 19 March.

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#Onthisday in 1965 Alexei Leonov became the first human to walk in space…

‘You just can't comprehend it. Only out there can you feel the greatness - the huge size of all that surrounds us.” Via Bbcnews.com

Leonov is not just a cosmonaut; he is also a talented artist who has reflected on his own exploration of space through numerous paintings and drawings. The image above is a painting by...
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Celebrate British Science Week and get 10% off anything in our online shop until 11pm Sunday 19 March, using code: CELEBRATESCIENCE [ Bit.ly Link ]
In today's #sciencenews, the 5 second rule is proved! via The Independent

Scientists have proven the ‘five-second rule’ for food dropped on the floor

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Loving this emerald green railway poster of the emerald green isle. Part of our Science Museum Group collection.

Happy St. Patrick's Day! ☘☘☘☘☘
Next in our series of inspiring women for #womenshistorymonth we’re celebrating the life and achievements of Caroline Herschel who was born #onthisday in 1750.

Caroline Lucretia Herschel was a German astronomer who discovered several comets, including comet 35P/Herschel-Rigollet which was named after her.

Herschel was the first woman to be awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical...
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