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Science Museum

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Ticket Alert – Buzz Aldrin in Conversation with Brian Cox

A chance to hear from the second man to step foot on the moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who will be at the Science Museum later this month.

Feb
09
2016
Ada Lovelace gets her own gallery at the Science Museum
Ada Lovelace gets her own gallery at the Science Museum

Ada Lovelace gets her own gallery at the Science Museum

To mark the 200th anniversary of her birth, the Science Museum has opened a small gallery devoted the "mother of computing", Ada Lovelace.

Oct
18
2015
Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum
Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum

Churchill’s Scientists at the Science Museum

Not literally, as they are all dead now, and that would be rather macabre, but there is an exhibition about what the scientists did when alive.

Oct
06
2015
The Soviet space race arrives in London
The Soviet space race arrives in London

The Soviet space race arrives in London

It can scarce have escaped your notice that the Soviets have invaded London. Less keeping calm and carrying on though, than get excited and rush over to the Science Museum.

Sep
27
2015
Computer generated steam train arrives at the Science Museum
Computer generated steam train arrives at the Science Museum

Computer generated steam train arrives at the Science Museum

A computer generated 3D film about the record breaking, and still record holding, Mallard steam locomotive has arrived at the Science Museum.

Apr
20
2015

Museum Meals – Science Museum

A new gallery opened recently in the Science Museum, and a week after Her Majesty sent her first tweet, I wandered in to have a look as well.

Nov
03
2014
The mathematical secrets of The Simpsons and Futurama
The mathematical secrets of The Simpsons and Futurama

The mathematical secrets of The Simpsons and Futurama

If you are a Simspons (and/or Futurama) fan, then the Science Museum is laying on an event that may appeal.

Aug
14
2014
Science Museum to Open New Communications Gallery
Science Museum to Open New Communications Gallery

Science Museum to Open New Communications Gallery

This October, the Science Museum will launch what it says will be the first permanent gallery in the UK dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies.

Aug
13
2014
Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum
Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum

Cmdr Hadfield visits London’s Science Museum

If you're a guitar playing, book plugging astronaut, then one of the best places in London other than a bookshop to sell books is probably the Science Museum.

Dec
16
2013
Three Enigma Machines on display in the Science Museum
Three Enigma Machines on display in the Science Museum

Three Enigma Machines on display in the Science Museum

A temporary exhibition has been set up in the Science Museum to that increasing icon of computing, Alan Turning.

Jan
28
2013
Peering inside NASA’s Apollo 10 Command Module
Peering inside NASA’s Apollo 10 Command Module

Peering inside NASA’s Apollo 10 Command Module

In a Science Museum gallery next to, but not in the space gallery, is a relic of the Space Race, the command module used in the Apollo 10 mission to to the moon.

Aug
19
2011
Watt gets a dedicated display in the Science Museum?
Watt gets a dedicated display in the Science Museum?

Watt gets a dedicated display in the Science Museum?

Watt gets a dedicated display in the Science Museum! I don’t know, what gets a dedicated display in the Science Museum? Yes, Watt does. I don’t know, what gets a display? Argh! OK – silly and very obvious joke aside

Mar
22
2011

A talk by Tim Berners-Lee at the Science Museum

Many conferences are presented by a speaker who then has a moderately sized screen upon which the ubiquitous, and often quite boring PowerPoint slides are projected. To go to a cinema and watch a bunch of PowerPoint slides being projected

Sep
15
2009