Iain Baird reveals the technology behind our latest television collection acquisition, and explains why the Scophony television scanner is not to be scoffed at.
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.
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—now best known for his pioneering use of photography as a medical tool and his haunting portraits of the mentally ill.