To celebrate the United Nation’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science, aspiring scientist and Marketing Manager Nancy Hopkins picks her top three women of science with a Manchester connection.
Nancy is Marketing Manager at the Science and Industry Museum. She likes retired greyhounds and writing blogs.
In the second part of our blog post about George and Robert Stephenson, we turn our attention towards the younger’s achievements and the elder’s last years.
Zap away the post Christmas blues and power up your 2019 with our Top 10 electricity-themed songs, inspired by our Electricity: The spark of life exhibition.
We’ve been thinking about Rocket a lot recently. Not just its engineering excellence that sets it apart from its rivals, but the stories of the people surrounding the iconic locomotive as well.
If you’ve read any of our Rocket blogs, you’ll already know that Rocket was designed by Robert Stephenson, son of engineer George Stephenson. But who exactly were they? What made them tick, and how did they rise to the heights that they did?
What the heck is a hackathon? We chat coding competitions with HackManchester’s Claire Foster.
Since announcing Manchester Science Festival headliner You Have Been Upgraded, we’ve become fascinated with the transhumanist movement and the concepts of cyborgs, biohacking and bioengineering.
With three and a half weeks to go until Manchester Science Festival, we catch up with the winner of this year’s Josh Award, science communicator Mat Allen to find out what he’s been developing for visually impaired visitors.
Like all great events, there was a range of merchandise to commemorate Rocket’s triumph at the Rainhill Trials. Here’s a selection of our favourite memorabilia from our collection…
Diamonds aren’t just a girl’s best friend. They’ve got an amazing range of properties that make then useful for all sorts of stuff.
In this special interview blog post, we catch up with Mat Allen, science communicator extraordinaire and the winner of the 2018 Manchester Science Festival Josh Award.
Gaming’s had a bad rap over the years. From being blamed for contributing to the rise in childhood obesity to an increase in violent crime, those pesky pixels have a lot to answer for.