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.
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.
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.
Caro C writes about the development of a new online exhibit, Photophonic, and how the BBC Radiophonic Workshop provided inspiration.
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.
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!