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.
Following our special screening of Black Panther as part of Bradford Science Festival, Poppy-Jayne Morgan writes about how engineering is portrayed in the film, and what we can learn from it.
Actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr and oncologist Diana Anderson may seem an unlikely pairing, but these two STEM pioneers have a surprising amount in common.
Shi Blank explains the difference between reverb and echo, and how the latter is used in trip hop music to help create a hypnotic effect.
An exploration of the links between pop music, art and musician Nina Richards’ Echo Machine project, which is now available to everyone as an interactive online experiment.
What do Queen, Depeche Mode and The Police have in common with Miles Davis and the soundtrack of The Terminator? The answer is in this playlist dedicated to one of the most iconic objects in our Sound Technologies collection: the Oberheim synthesizer.
Join the #SonicFriday campaign! Every Friday we will be collecting memories and stories related to music, sound and sound technologies—from your favourite soundscape to your first CD!
Some of the incredible engineering innovations recognised by the MacRobert Award have surprising links to image and sound technologies. Yohanes Scarlett explores five of the most significant.
Ted Humble-Smith’s conceptual photographs are on display in our current online exhibition. We asked him to give us the story behind the images.