Stephenson’s Rocket has returned to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years. Naturally, the Science and Industry Museum gang were all out in force to document its arrival on social media.
Mike is the museum's Web Manager, a role that includes serving as guardian of this blog. This is his first foray into the wonderful world of museums, having spent over eight years working in digital content for various media agencies and outlets.
Welcome to Tim Peake’s Spacecraft lands at MSI – Live! You’ll be able to follow our progress today right here on the blog—look out for behind-the-scenes photos, social media updates from the team, reports from the press and maybe even a surprise or two…
Have you ever wondered about the scientific principles on display at funfairs? Well, the Victorian Fairground at the museum this February half term has inspired our Web Manager Mike to dust off his old science textbooks to try and explain them.
Our colleagues at our sister museum in Bradford, the National Science and Media Museum, have unearthed a wonderful selection of images of life in early-to-mid 20th century Manchester.
Experience the ‘beyond’ of Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond with Lemn Sissay’s vibrant response to the discovery.