Science Museums

Celebrate India’s contribution to “STEM” with the “Illuminating India” exhibition at London’s Science Museum

One of the most striking objects on display at London’s Science Museum, these days, is the Bhugola or the ‘Earth-ball’, from 1571. This …

India

Things to do this week: superbugs at the Science Museum

Looking for the best things to do this week? Don’t waste away being bored on the sofa… here’s our pick of ways to exercise your grey matter and …

Science

The 7 best logos by design agencies in 2017

Many, if not most, big brand logos are crafted in-house, and it’s often difficult to find out who worked on the design and what it involved.<p>But some …

Identity

Kate Middleton Says That Prince William Struggled with Becoming a Father

The Duchess of Cambridge has disclosed that the Duke of Cambridge struggled when he became a father for the first time.<p>The royal couple are currently expecting their third child, and are already parents to Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2.<p>Kate had been attending a royal engagement at the …

Celebrity News

Superbugs: fighting the flood of antimicrobial resistance

<b>Posted on behalf of Andrew Jermy</b><p>Antimicrobial resistance has spread to London this month. The source of the outbreak? The Science Museum: its new …

Microbiology

60 years ago, Britain entered the space age with its Skylark rocket

A new exhibition at the Science Museum celebrates the UK’s major contribution to space science<p>On 13 November 1957, 60 years ago today, the fourth …

Astronomy

Brave Conference 2017: Being brave | Marketing Society Conference 2017 | Science Museum

Fear change? Fear regret. We learnt how to overcome barriers through our inspirational speakers who have pushed themselves to the limits.<i>.</i><p>We also …

Museums

New Science Museum exhibition explores the deadly rise of superbugs

Plus the innovative use of Komodo dragon blood to combat them

Medicine

Star Stuff: Meet Hisako Koyama, Japan's queen of sunspots

<b>Star Stuff is a weekly column by rocket scientist & astrophysicist Summer Ash highlighting some amazing things happening every day on and off the</b> …

Astronomy

Maths, models and modernism

On this day in 1889 the Modernist painter Edward Wadsworth was born. Assistant Curator Rupert Cole explores an interaction Wadsworth had with Science …

Museums

The PlayStation Revolution documentary footage to debut this month

The Science Museum in London is to host a new video games event, that include a first look at the sequel to From Bedroom to Billions.<p>Games Inbox: …

Documentaries

Clips from documentary The PlayStation Revolution are to be premiered at the Science Museum this month

Just over a year ago, the creators of the popular documentary From Bedrooms to Billions, which told the story of how the games industry in the UK evolved, put together a Kickstarter for a new project: The PlayStation Revolution. Raising over £55,000, Nicola and Anthony Caulfield have been hard at …

Museums

The Science Museum is showing ‘The Last Jedi’ on a galactically huge screen

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is the biggest film of the year — with apologies to ‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Dunkirk’ and especially to ‘Thor’ and his angry green …

Star Wars

You can watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the Science Museum on a ridiculously big screen

<b>If you want to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi in style then you might want to get yourself down to the Science Museum in London to see it on an</b> …

Star Wars

Crash at London's Natural History Museum not terror-related, say police

Incident, in which car mounted pavement and left 11 injured, being treated as traffic accident<p>Eleven people have been injured after a minicab driver struck pedestrians outside the Natural History Museum in west London, sparking a major security alert.<p>Scotland Yard said nine of those hurt were taken …

London

Eleven people injured after 'road traffic collision' in London sparks terror alert

Eleven people have been injured and a man detained by police after a car ploughed into pedestrians in one of London's busiest tourist areas, sparking …

News (Ireland)

London crash 'not terror-related' - 11 hurt outside Natural History Museum

Eleven people have been injured and a man detained by police after a car ploughed into pedestrians in one of London’s busiest tourist areas, …

Natural History Museums

Terror Is Ruled Out in London Car Crash That Injured Pedestrians

A car ran into pedestrians outside London’s Natural History Museum, injuring at least 11 people including nine who were taken to a hospital, …

Business

Latest: 11 hurt in London road traffic accident; incident not being treated as terror attack

<b>Update 6.10pm:</b> Eleven people have been injured and a man detained by police after a car ploughed into pedestrians in one of London's busiest tourist …

News (Ireland)

Science Museum Shines A Light On India In Two Free Exhibitions

Inside the exhibition, with a tuk-tuk taking centre stage. Copyright Science Museum.Did you know the first recorded use of zero was in India? Without …

London

London’s Science Museum launches new logo by North Design to a controversial response

London’s Science Museum has unveiled its new logo by North Design. Typographically led, the redesign adopts a full cap logo in a sans-serif font …

Identity

Science Museum rebrand courts controversy

London's Science Museum has revealed its new look courtesy of top branding agency North Design – much to the annoyance of the team behind the …

Museums

Science Museum exhibits previously unseen photos of India

<b>Illuminating India is now open at the Science Museum in London</b><p>The Science Museum has just opened its new photographic exhibition, <i>Illuminating India</i>, …

India

Thousands of artefacts 'missing' from Britain's top musuems

Britain might boast some of the best museums in the world displaying priceless artefacts dating back to the dawn of time.<p>But it appears there may be an even richer treasure trove that will never be seen by the public, after bosses admitted they had lost thousands of items, worth at least £1 million.<p>…

News

Cartier diamond ring among missing museum treasures worth over £1m

Figures obtained by Sky News reveal over 600 items have been lost, stolen or misplaced from collections including the Science Museum group, the …

UK News

Science Should Never Become Boring... Here's Why

As you might expect, 'athlete' and 'firefighter' are two of the most sought after jobs for children. But it wasn't a surprise to me to find …

Museums

How to Wage Twitter War for Fun and Profit

Needling the competition can be a good way to build your brand's exposure. Just don't be a jerk about it.<p>Last week, two of the U.K.’s most venerated museums went to war on Twitter.<p>It began during #AskACurator Day on Sept. 13, when experts from more than 1,500 museums around the world took to …

Natural History Museums

Austin science museum and planetarium reopens with 2 new exhibits

The Texas Museum of Science and Technology (TXMoST) celebrates its grand reopening in Cedar Park this week with a full lineup of events — and two new …

Texas

Two British Museums Got Into a Twitter War—And It's Amazing

Imagine an epic battle between dinosaurs and robots: Who would win?<p>In case you missed it, a war broke out late last week. It lasted over the course of two exhilarating days, used dinosaurs and robots as weapons, and pitted two of London's greatest superpowers against each other: The Science Museum …

Travel

The Natural History Museum and the Science Museum had the most epic fight on Twitter, and LOL

When you think of science-based museums, you don’t immediately think of comedy, right? Well, brace yourselves. London’s Natural History Museum and …

Museums