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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.

Museum Meals – Science Museum
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. That was the final test run before

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

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