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06/26/2017 at 15:16. Facebook
#Onthisday in 1909 the Science Museum officially came into being! In celebration of our birthday we've asked staff to share their favourite objects from across the museum.

Olga - Volunteer

“I studied Health & Human Sciences at university and have always found the history behind attitudes towards mental health fascinating. This led to me working on ‘Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care’. I...
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06/26/2017 at 13:15. Facebook
#Onthisday in 1909 the Science Museum officially came into being! In celebration of our birthday we've asked staff to share their favourite objects from across the museum.

Ben - PhD Researcher in Conservation

“The Vickers Vimy aircraft is my favourite object as it represents such a great human achievement. It made the first non-stop flight over the Atlantic Ocean in 1919, a journey that is...
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06/26/2017 at 11:12. Facebook
#Onthisday in 1909 the Science Museum officially came into being! In celebration of our birthday we've asked staff to share their favourite objects from across the museum.

Dwayne - Explainer

“I studied Anthropology at university with a focus on learning and development; as such I love seeing how people absorb and decode knowledge and there is no better place to see this in practice than at...
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06/26/2017 at 09:06. Facebook
#Onthisday in 1909 the Science Museum officially came into being! In celebration of our birthday we've asked staff to share their favourite objects from across the museum.

Ling - Contemporary Science Manager Exhibitions

“Picture this – the first embryos conceived outside of the human body once called this incubator home. One of those embryos grew up to become Louise Joy Brown, the world’s...
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06/25/2017 at 09:42. Facebook
#Onthisday in June 1967, for the first time in human history, 400 million people across the globe watched the same live TV show thanks to the power of satellite broadcasting. Find out more about how satellites have transformed our lives in our Information Age gallery.
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06/24/2017 at 11:28. Facebook
BLOG: How does Maths shape the world around us? In this blog post, MathWorks, one of the sponsors of our Mathematics: The Winton Gallery, explores how we rely on maths everyday.
BLOG How does Maths shape the world around us In this blog

Does maths work for you? - Science Museum Blog

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06/24/2017 at 10:02. Facebook
In #sciencenews this week: NASA announced that its Kepler space telescope has found new Earth-like planet candidates...
In sciencenews this week NASA announced that its Kepler space telescope has

NASA Releases Kepler Survey Catalog, Hundreds of New Planet Candidates

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06/23/2017 at 14:28. Facebook
Alan Turing was born #onthisday in 1912 in Paddington, London. Turing was a gifted scientist and mathematician whose work was instrumental in breaking the famed enigma code during the Second World War.

He became a Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge in 1932 and also undertook a Ph.D at Princeton University. During the war, Turing worked for the secret wartime cryptanalytic headquarters at...
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06/23/2017 at 11:20. Facebook
Meet Meccano Meccanoid G15KS; a real working, moving, talking robot you can construct yourself!
This morning Meccano has been exploring our Robots exhibition which showcases the extraordinary talents of female and male engineering - the perfect way to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.
You can find Meccanoid and other fascinating kits encouraging the principles of mechanics...
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Lily Penfold
Will Reese
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06/22/2017 at 16:50. Facebook
We’re celebrating #MuseumWeek and its theme of Women and Culture by broadcasting Live from our Exploring Space gallery! Join us as we chat to Sasha, co-curator of our Valentina Tereshkova display, about two pioneering women in science: Helen Sharman and Valentina Tereshkova.
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06/21/2017 at 11:20. Facebook
Due to popular demand our current photography exhibition, Voyages has been extended until 30 July 2017!

This stunning photographic series by fine art photographers Anderson and Low re-imagines the Science Museum’s much-loved ship model collection in a fantastical new light.

The free exhibition in Media Space will also be open during our Lates event this month, with two exhibition tours...
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Due to popular demand our current photography exhibition Voyages has been extended
There’s just over a week to go until Lates!

This month we’re collaborating with Pride in London Festival to bring you an adults-only evening exploring the science and culture of sexuality. Highlights include performances from Gin and Harmonics and London Gay Men's Chorus, the UK’s leading Drag Queen acts, Topsie Redfern, Vanity von Glow, and girl band the Vixens, and as always, our famous...
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Emma Wardall
Asmita Singh
Katie Lambert
Have you been enjoying the hot weather recently? With forecasts of over 30 degrees here in London, we’re longing for a trip to the seaside.

This British Railways poster in our collection, dating from the 1970s, celebrates Eastbourne as the sun trap of the South with a stick of rock lounging on the famous seaside resort’s beach…
Have you been enjoying the hot weather recently With forecasts of over
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Susan Brown
Emma Louise Bruce
As part of the London INDIAN Film Festival we’ll be screening The Cinema Travellers, a Cannes award-winning film, after-hours in our IMAX Theatre.

Join us for this stunning documentary following the journey of the travelling cinemas of India.

Directors Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya will also take part in a Q&A after the screening.
As part of the London INDIAN Film Festival well be screening The

The Cinema Travellers (18) and Q&A

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When emptying a 65 year-old gallery, what would you expect to find in, behind and under the display cases?

Between January and April this year we decanted and cleared several of the Museum’s first floor galleries to make way for the new Medicine galleries due to open in 2019, and moved the objects on display back to our storage facilities.

In a new blog, Collections Assistant Dominique...
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When emptying a 65 yearold gallery what would you expect to find

Toys, Money and Wagon Wheels: discoveries behind the showcases - Science Museum Blog

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Benjamin Sparkes
Peter Turvey
Do you want to take part in a real science experiment?

The friendly scientists from Imperial College London will be in the Museum conducting research as part of Live Science until 3 July. Come and get your face scanned in 3D to contribute to ongoing research into micro-expressions.

Interested? Dr. Allan Ponniah, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital, and one of the...
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Do you want to take part in a real science experiment

Researching faces: how data gathered at the Science Museum could help autistic children - Science Museum Blog

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#Onthisday in 1963, Valentina Tereshkova climbed aboard the Vostok 6 spacecraft and became the first woman to fly in space. She returned after orbiting the Earth 48 times over 3 days, logging more flight time than all American astronauts combined up to that date. To this day she remains the only woman to have made a solo space flight.

Her career as a cosmonaut ended when the USSR disbanded...
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We're about to be live on BBC Two for Britain's Greatest Invention. Tune in as seven famous faces champion their favourite inventions and don't forget to vote for yours!
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We're live behind the scenes at Wroughton, the Science Museum Group's stores, ahead of Britain's Greatest Invention, the BBC Two programme which airs tonight at 20.30. Join us as we have a look around the set and chat to the teams behind the programme.
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Peter Turvey
Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK is coming to the Science Museum!

We will be screening the award-winning director and modern-day pioneer of 70mm film’s unique vision on one of the biggest screens in the UK.

Starring Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance and Harry Styles, this epic film tells the story of the famous Dunkirk evacuation, one of the defining moments of the 20th...
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Simon Jones
Kieran Randell