Harriet Terrington delves into the world of cryptography and explores quantum encryption, a technology that harnesses the principles of quantum mechanics to create an ‘unbreakable’ code.
As our new exhibition Top Secret opens, Saquib Idrees takes a look at some examples of ciphers throughout history—and the activities we’re offering to help you learn more!
Jenny Rowan explores the life of Noor Inayat Khan, a secret agent during the Second World War who became the first female wireless operator to be sent from the UK into Nazi-occupied France.
We worked with Why Don’t We to produce a new exhibition called My Museum and Me. Sarah explains how it all came together—even when lockdown got in the way!
Bradford has been at the heart of the UK’s amateur photography scene since the 1860s. Kate Burnett, Interpretation Developer, writes about the city’s photography clubs and some of their alumni.
The extension of our exhibition about Robert Paul allowed us to investigate an interesting object rediscovered in the museum’s collection.
Photographer Jude Palmer discusses the stories behind the images in our new online exhibition, which capture engineers’ responses to Covid-19.
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.