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National Science and Media Museum blog
We’re all familiar with the idea of film directors making cameos in their work. But this practice began earlier than you might think—with some of the very first pioneers of cinema.
The extension of our exhibition about Robert Paul allowed us to investigate an interesting object rediscovered in the museum’s collection.
STEM Ambassador Engagement Officer Laura Slevin shares some thoughts on neuro and physical diversity and the progress our STEM Ambassador Hub has made towards becoming more inclusive.
It’s been almost a year of ‘what shall we watch’ so this week, we’ve got you covered. In this post, Alice recommends some must-watch TV shows with LGBTQ+ characters or storylines.
For International Women’s Day, we invited you to get creative and produce a portrait or image of a woman who has inspired you.
Rediscover our favourite moments from past Let’s Play! family gaming weekends, plus tips and resources to spark creative energy at home.
Did you know lots of well-known videogames originate from the North of England? Read on for an exploration of our fantastic local games industry.
Take a trip back in time with our collection and discover some vintage Christmas advertisements for Kodak cameras.
In this post, our Head Curator Geoff Belknap looks at how we approach the challenge of collecting photography, and how we make decisions about what to collect (and what not to collect).
Photographer Jude Palmer discusses the stories behind the images in our new online exhibition, which capture engineers’ responses to Covid-19.
Laurence Cliffe writes about how the design of analogue music equipment influenced the online interactive experiments in our Sonic Futures project.
With research showing that many of us have taken up new forms of exercise during lockdown, we’ve searched our photography collection for the best images of exercise, sport and outdoor activities.