We’re celebrating the Baby computer’s 70th birthday by looking at some of the machines that it made possible.
Think of a scientist. What do you picture? The stereotypical answer (and the one we’re trying hard to change) would be a man, maybe in a lab coat. But even a century ago, that wasn’t necessarily the case.
Ahead of our retro gaming event Power UP, we invited our friends and Lower Byrom Street neighbours from the Crystal Maze to tell us what they think makes the 90s the best decade ever.
To quote Bob Marley, the sun is shining and the weather is sweet. So what better way to enjoy this fine spell of weather we’re having than a quick look at our summery collection items? Deck chairs at the ready as we shine a light on our favourite sunshine objects.
The buildings of Liverpool Road station are one of the most incredible things about the site on which the Museum of Science and Industry sits—but a huge fire over 150 years ago almost destroyed these historic structures.
Nowadays, hopping on a plane from London to Edinburgh is common. But did you know that today marks 99 years since the first scheduled domestic air service in Britain?
The Morson Maker Space at the University of Salford has just celebrated its first birthday! The Maker Space encompasses all things good about the university’s mission to transform lives, stimulate discovery and realise potential.
Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September.