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.
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.
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.
Colin Harding looks at one of the major figures in early British photography.
Animation student Zara Hussain discovers a new passion for motion capture at Karl Abson’s workshop.
Learn the basics of how to care for glass negatives, colour transparencies, lantern slides and photographic prints.