Saquib Idrees writes about the many uses of satellites, from spying to exploring space—and making it possible for us to watch our favourite TV programmes!
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.
Harriet Terrington delves into the world of cryptography and explores quantum encryption, a technology that harnesses the principles of quantum mechanics to create an ‘unbreakable’ code.
As our new exhibition Top Secret opens, Saquib Idrees takes a look at some examples of ciphers throughout history—and the activities we’re offering to help you learn more!
Jenny Rowan explores the life of Noor Inayat Khan, a secret agent during the Second World War who became the first female wireless operator to be sent from the UK into Nazi-occupied France.
Did you know that images from TV were first recorded to disc in 1927? Read on for a short history of the different ways in which television has been recorded, from mechanical to digital.
Bradford Science Festival is back with amazing events across the city. Not sure where to start? Take a look at our suggested itineraries to help you make the most of the packed programme.
Moving holograms, like those seen in Star Wars: A New Hope, are finally a reality—and, amazingly, they are made using ultrasound. Cara Homes looks at how the technology works.
Our ability to communicate through language is unique to our species—but for certain species of animal, sound is used for other purposes, such as navigation and even hunting.
A new display pays tribute to some pioneering figures from the early days of cinema. Find out more about these film-makers and discover how the display came to life.
For International Women’s Day, we invited you to get creative and produce a portrait or image of a woman who has inspired you.
Photographer Jude Palmer discusses the stories behind the images in our new online exhibition, which capture engineers’ responses to Covid-19.