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Planet Mercury space probe comes to London

The Science Museum has shown off a full-size engineering model of BepiColombo, the European Space Agency’s first ever spacecraft to explore Mercury, and one of the most challenging planetary missions ever launched.


Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK's national synchrotron, and there's a chance to go inside for a look.


Fancy nearly 100 pints of science?

The now annual festival of science talks that take place in pubs across the country is back next month, and the line up of talks has been announced.


Science as art at the Wellcome Collection

Is it science, art, or maybe both. An art exhibition seeks to explore the connection that sees science turned into art, with rather variable end results.


England’s 17th century attempt to reach the moon

It was a time of the death of kings, and a 17th century Englishman proposed a space programme with the ambition of reaching the moon.


New exhibition celebrates Britain’s cold-war rocket project

Conceived before NASA, before Sputnik, Britain was leading the space race with the development of the world's longest running, yet oddly little known, space rocket programme.


Tim Peake’s spacecraft at the Science Museum

After hurtling through the atmosphere, its outer skin burnt and charred by superheated plasma, a spacecraft has arrived at the Science Museum.


Huge science photos adorn the Euston Road

A display of award winning science photos has been blown up to billboard size and put on display along the Euston Road.


Tickets Alert – The Ig Nobel Awards come to London

One of the highlights of the annual science entertainment calendar is making a return, with an evening comprising of an eclectic mix of science, humour, really bad poetry and a small girl interrupting the speakers.


London Museum grows Sea Corals in Shapes of Star Wars Spacecraft

In a topical diversion, a South London museum has persuaded baby corals to grow into special moulds in the shape of Star Wars spacecraft.


Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft to go on display in London

The Russian Soyuz spacecraft used by Tim Peake in his mission to the International Space Station is to go on display in London following its acquisition by the Science Museum.


The Silver Swan automaton flies south to London

For nearly 250 years, the silver swan has astonished audiences, and next year it will come to London for the first time in over 150 years.


Science Museum’s Wonderlab opens to protests about costs

It takes some effort for a science museum to open an exhibition about science and technology that upsets scientists, but London's Science Museum has managed it.


Tickets Alert: An evening with Professor Stephen Hawking

There will be a rare chance to attend a talk by Professor Stephen Hawking, and the talk will be free to attend.


Visiting Michael Faraday’s old laboratory

There is a street with lots of posh buildings, and doormen forbidding entry to the great masses, and an equally grand building with mighty pillars along an imposing facade, which conceals a museum.


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