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Textile production and computing—two of Manchester’s most important historic industries—are brought together in the Jacquard loom, on display in our Textiles Gallery.
Director of the North West Film Archive, Marion Hewitt, gets excited about discovery and decay.
Why do we go to Antarctica to search for space rocks?
Robots and artificially intelligent beings in films are often used as a way to explore what makes us uniquely human.
Its rare to see a Hollywood star at a science festival, but this year you can!
Patient X explores the concept of the super spreader, an asymptomatic person who carries and transmits a virus to a wide group of people, but who doesn’t always exhibit any of its symptoms.
Space rocks that fall from the far reaches of the asteroid belt can unlock the secrets of the earth’s history.
Richard Evans, the creator of two events at this year’s Manchester Science Festival—Sentinel and Aeon: Patient X—talks about how he created his evocative performance piece.