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power-up-02 A festival of vintage computer games at the Science Museum

A long cavernous space within the Science Museum has been filled with over 160 retro computer games, from the earliest Pong to fairly recent 3D virtual reality headsets.


b10988265b91106480717f7306e2ce70_original Awesome Rubber-Band Powered Steam Train

What's this -- a wooden steam locomotive powered by a rubber band? As the saying goes.. Just Take My Money!


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As retail stores fill their windows with Christmas themed displays, six large office windows on the Euston Road have been filled with glowing light displays, each made from a mass of scientific instruments.


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Did you know that the world's largest nuclear fusion reactor is not far from London - just outside Oxford in fact.


17f6 Tickets for a public lecture by Professor Stephen Hawking

Later this month will be a fairly rare public lecture by Professor Stephen Hawking, at Imperial College London.


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A small display of the work by three of Japan's leading contemporary manga artists is currently running at the British Museum.


IMG_1159 Attend a Science Lecture in a Train Station Tunnel

This is a little different, but the newish passenger tunnel at King's Cross station is the setting for a lecture next month.


Holborn tube station’s unexpected gift to particle physics research

The hunt for an elusive particle critical to physics once saw Holborn tube station used for a revolutionary science experiment.


Book tickets for an open day at the UK’s largest science park

Just outside Didcot can be found one of the UK's hotbeds of science research, and this July, the campus will be hosting an open day for visitors.


International Space Station to fly over London this weekend

Another of the occasional chances to see the International Space Station flying over London takes place this weekend.


One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing

Mark a date in your diaries for one of the greatest movies ever made will make a rare return to the big screen next month.


Robin Ince performs a Christmas Carol

Just a heads up that Robin Ince is hosting a series of evenings in the run up to Christmas that will attempt his usual blend of science, comedy and atheism into a single event.


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.


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.


Flotsam from the EU privacy ruling against Google

Recently, a European ruling gave people the right to privacy in so far as website searches are concerned. If someone writes something about you, you can tell Google to ignore it.


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