Today is the 200th birthday of Edward Taylor Bellhouse—if that name doesn’t mean very much to you, then you need to take a closer look at our Air and Space Hall.
In the first of a new series marking significant dates related to items in our collection, Senior Curator Meg McHugh looks at John Bright, a popular politician during the Victorian era who was instrumental in bringing about electoral reforms.
Science Museum Group Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield writes about the new possibilities opened up by materials like graphene, ahead of his In Conversation with Professor Andre Geim event at the museum.
If you visited the museum between April and June this year, you may well have seen a buzz of activity around the site. Project Collections Information Officer Rupinder Sandhu explains what’s been going on.
Manchester Science Festival welcomes electronic outfit Public Service Broadcasting for a special performance.
Ross Dalziel will lead a series of workshops at MakeFest 2016, using the Raspberry Pi version of Minecraft and Martin O’Hanlon’s mcpi API to celebrate the first railway journeys between Liverpool and Manchester.
Ahead of MakeFest 2016, we asked some of the makers to tell us how they got into making and what they’re bringing for you to try.
Go behind the scenes of the four-day Brighter Sound Artistic Director Series residency, which brought together female musicians to interpret our Wonder Materials exhibition through music and art.
This summer, the Museum of Science and Industry is launching Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond, an exhibition all about graphene, a tiny but mighty material.