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Did you know that we have one of the original eggs from the first Alien movie in our collection? It’s definitely one of the most unusual objects in our collections (which at several million objects is saying something!)

With the themes of National Careers Week (2–7 March 2020) and British Science Week (6–15 March 2020) looking to the future of the planet and the future of work, STEM Ambassador Support Coordinator, Cassie-Jo Gormley, spoke with some of the STEM Ambassadors about what the future holds for their jobs.

Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, co-hosts of the Science(ish) podcast recently visited the museum to talk to a Lates crowd about the Danny Boyle film Sunshine. Here, Michael explains why they both love the film so much—despite the science!

Explainer Team Leader Lauren Hamilton gives us an introduction to Makaton, and tells us more about plans to incorporate it into future learning programmes.

By Frederike Gerstner and Ben Nicholson

Meet Ben and Fred, Josh Award 2019 winners

Josh Award winners Frederike Gerstner’s and Ben Nicholson’s road to being part of our October half term programme has been long, but they’re really excited that they’re finally here. Read on to find out more about how they got to where they are now…!

Have you ever wondered what goes in to creating one of our fabulous Explainer shows? Well, wonder no more. Here, Explainer Patrick ‘Patch’ Scales takes us behind the scenes to see what it takes to get a new Science Showdown on stage…