Artist Matthew Luck Galpin uses his blacksmithing skills to rework meteorites by heating, hammering, grinding and polishing them into mirrors, his ‘Anvilled Stars.’
50th anniversary of the launching of the world’s first international satellite, Ariel 1.
The latest project from Aleks Kolkowski, Science Museum and Supersonix Sound artist in residence, is a sound installation inspired by the anniversary of 2LO, the radio transmitter used for the first BBC broadcast in 1922.
Our latest in-depth exhibition asks which technologies might be best at tackling climate change. Discover how to make sense of all the solutions being offered, cut through the debates and explore one controversial suggestion – biofuels – in more detail.
How long does a minute feel like? Do some minutes feel longer than others?
Visit the new free trail and learn amazing stories about our climate changing world.
Explore how astronomy has changed the way we see our universe - and ourselves - through this object-rich exhibition.
Celebrating the centenary of X-ray crystallography, a technique developed by father-and-son team William H. Bragg and W. Lawrence Bragg in 1913.
Discover the real impact of flying on the environment, check out cutting-edge technologies aiming to make air travel greener, and find out why your actions matter.
Explore the wonders of Formula 1™ technology
Remember Tomorrow’s World? Well, science film and TV goes back much further, to 1903. This show traces the major science documentary genres and opens up an archive of the most dramatic examples.
What happens when you take an object from one museum and ask experts from another to write its story? First Time Out, a new series of exhibits, is putting hidden treasures from five London museums on display for the first time.
See a deconstructed Spitfire, stripped down to its original structure. Explore the personal stories of the men and women who built, maintained and flew this famous aircraft.
The new novel by author Tony White is premiering exclusively at the Science Museum.
Electronic music is everywhere, from the television that we watch to the music we listen to in clubs and even the ringtones on our mobile phones.
Pain Less, a new exhibition featured in the Antenna – Science News gallery, investigates the future of pain relief through personal stories, scientific discovery, objects, films and even games.
A quiet reflective enclosed space to rest and think, which celebrates the power and humour of a young child’s science questions, but avoids the limits and irritations of answering!
Find out why the London Velodrome is one of the most environmentally sustainable buildings of its kind.
How do scientists monitor athletes performing at breakneck speed?
Find out more about the technology that will let you ditch cash and cards and just carry your phone. The technology will be used in the Olympic Village.
Whether it’s for a casual stroll or a super-fast sprint, find out how the design of a prosthetic leg matches its function.
The Science of Survival: Your Planet Needs You! Explore how our lifestyles will change over the next few decades as we come to grips with a changing climate and resources.
Works by influential British sculptor Tony Cragg are on display at the Science Museum as part of a major new exhibition.
Learn about the transit of Venus in our new display.
HEXEN 2.0 is an exhibition of large-scale drawings or ‘diagrams’ and a set of re-imagined Tarot cards, which chart the coming together of diverse scientific and social sciences.
Special exhibition celebrating the work and legacy of Alan Turing, mathematician, pioneer of modern computing and Enigma codebreaker.
The Voice of the BBC looks back to the BBC’s first broadcast on 14 November 1922: a moment when radio listening changed from a specialist hobby to a national pastime
An interactive gallery exploring how the web works and bringing the internet to life.