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Science and Industry Museum blog

As the world finds itself in lockdown, our aim for Earth Day 2020 was to take the opportunity for our STEM Ambassadors to reflect on travel and the places that their STEM career or education has taken them.

In this post, local student Samina Kabki tells us about her experience of volunteering at the museum, and how it helped with her studies and subsequent university application.

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!