Through our exhibitions and galleries, learning programme and festivals, we aim to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future to see more, hear more, think more and do more.
Wearable technology isn’t as new as you think. From 1880s portable cameras to the personal radio of the 1930s, see some intriguing examples from our collection.
Dame Mary Archer, Chairman of our Board of Trustees, writes about what’s next for the museum.
Roger Highfield, our Director of External Affairs, spoke to director Baltasar Kormákur about his epic IMAX adventure Everest.
Musician Jono Podmore writes on scoring early British science films for a world premiere at Bradford International Film Festival.
Iain Baird reveals the technology behind our latest television collection acquisition, and explains why the Scophony television scanner is not to be scoffed at.
In 1826, Niépce used his heliography process to capture the first photograph, but his pioneering work was soon to be overshadowed by the invention of the daguerreotype.
Shortly after Wilhelm Röntgen announced his discovery of X-rays, Josef Maria Eder and Eduard Valenta produced their portfolio of prints using the new technology.
This year’s IMD is all about memory, creativity and social change—something which is close to our hearts, and inseparable from our collection.
Charlotte Connelly from the Science Museum spoke to Sky News about whether science has inspired Star Trek, or whether Star Trek has inspired science.