Science Museum

  • Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age exhibition trailer

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    Discover the dramatic story of how Soviet Russia turned the dream of space travel into a reality in this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition. Open 18 September 2015 - 13 March 2016. Book now: http://www.sciencemuseum.or...

    See the most significant collection of Russian spacecraft and artefacts ever to be shown in the UK. Come face-to-face with Vostok-6, the capsule flown by Valentina Tereshkova, the first ever woman in space, or examine the fascinating gadgets cosmonauts need to live in space, including a space shower, toilet, medical instruments and survival kits for crash landings.

    Explore the historical, cultural and spiritual context of Russian space travel, shaped especially by the turbulent early decades of the twentieth century. See poignant testimonies and memorabilia belonging to some of the biggest names in spaceflight and discover the deeply personal stories of the pioneers who kick-started the space age.

    Film credits: BFI National Archive
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    Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age reveals the most significant collection of Russian spacecraft and artefacts ever to be shown in the UK. Discover the stories behind these objects in these videos. For more information visit http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/cosmonauts
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  • Information Age Play all

    Celebrate more than 200 years of innovation in communication and information technologies with these videos from our major new gallery, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World, opening in October 2014. Information Age will be our biggest and most ambitious gallery to date and will feature over 800 objects from our world class collections, many of which have never been on public display. Find out more at http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/informationage
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    Discover more about the latest exhibitions and events at the Science Museum in these behind the scenes videos.
    • Information Age trailer - Duration: 49 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      Discover how our lives have been transformed by information and communication technologies in our latest gallery, Information Age. Re-live remarkable moments in history, told through the eyes of th...
    • Alexei Leonov and the Cosmonauts exhibition - Duration: 112 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space, tells his incredible story as Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age is announced at the Science Museum. Open 18 September 2015 - 13 March 201...
    • Cravings: Why do we eat what we eat? - Duration: 74 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      Leading scientists explore the science behind our desire for food in the Cravings exhibition at the Science Museum, open until Jan 2016 http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/cravings

      What drives your de...
    • The Making of Information Age: Rugby Aerial Tuning Inductor - Duration: 3 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      Rugby Radio Station began sending messages around the world in 1926. These enormous coils were part of the station's original transmitter (GBR), and can be seen in the Information Age gallery http:...
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    • The Pegasus Computer - Duration: 5 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      The story of the Ferranti Pegasus, one of the world's oldest computers, and the staff and volunteers who care for and operated Pegasus at the Science Museum. This film celebrates its years of servi...
    • An Audience with Stephen Hawking - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      A rare opportunity to hear from one of the world's most eminent scientists on the role of fundamental physics and its place in the understanding of our universe.

      Discover more and journey inside t...
    • The Simpsons, Futurama and the Maths behind the Comedy - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      World-renowned writers of The Simpsons and Futurama, Al Jean and David X. Cohen, join author Simon Singh to discuss the serious mathematics hidden within the shows’ comic genius.

      A new maths galle...
    • Science Museum Lates - Duration: 107 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      The Science Museum’s Lates is a free night for adults that takes place on the last Wednesday of the month. Lates have a different theme each month, spanning issues as far apart as sex, alcohol and ...
    • The Kraszna-Krausz and First Book Awards 2015 exhibition trailer - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      The Kraszna-Krausz and First Book Awards 2015 display opens at Media Space 20 April - 28 June 2015 http://www.sciencemuseum.ac.uk/bookawards

      A unique opportunity to see and browse the wide range o...
    • The Shipping Galleries - A 3D Point Cloud Fly Through - Duration: 7 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Curator David Rooney gives a guided tour of this 3D point-cloud model of the Shipping Galleries.

      Originally opened in 1963, the Shipping Galleries were home to the Museum's maritime collection un...
    • Information Age: The computer that changed our world - Duration: 3 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      This is the story of the first office computer and its unlikely owners, J. Lyons and Co, a company better known for making cakes. Discover how computers became part of office life in our new Inform...
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    • Information Age: Royal Opening - Duration: 112 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      Her Majesty The Queen opened the pioneering Information Age gallery at the Science Museum by sending her first tweet to the world, 76 years after The Queen’s first visit to the museum.

      Discover mo...
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  • Media Space Play all

    Media Space is a collaboration between the Science Museum and the National Media Museum in Bradford, home of the National Photography Collection. Media Space offers a programme of exhibitions and events drawing on our world-class National Photography Collection and the broader Science Museum Collections. Bringing together photographers, artists, curators and the creative industries Media Space explores relationships between, and lesser-known histories of, photography, science, art and technology.


    Follow Media Space on Twitter: @MediaSpaceLDN
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  • Big Ideas: In Conversation at the Science Museum Play all

    Sit back and explore the big ideas in science and the arts with Profs Stephen Hawking and Peter Higgs, photographer Martin Parr, novelist Ian McEwan and many more..... all in conversation at the Science Museum.
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    Recent exhibitions at the Science Museum
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  • Science festivals Play all

    Watch highlights from our science festivals which explored science, medicine and technology through Zombies, 3D Printing and robotic animals.
    • You Have Been Upgraded - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      You Have Been Upgraded was a festival of human enhancement held at the Science Museum in March 2015. The festival transformed part of the Museum into a futuristic expo of biotechnology, featuring a...
    • Make.Hack.Do. - Duration: 116 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Explore electronics, build robots, and get hands-on with 3D printing at Make.Hack.Do (29 May - 1 June 2014) http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/makehackdo

      Create electronic instruments from vegetables...
    • LIFE: A healthy game of chance and choice - Duration: 116 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      In June 2013 the Science Museum teamed up with the Medical Research Council (MRC) and theatre company non zero one to create 'LIFE: A healthy game of chance and choice'.

      Visitors picked up a paper...
    • Robot Safari EU - Duration: 104 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Over 6,000 people visited Robot Safari EU, a fantastic landscape inhabited by robots based on wild animals and plants from 30 November - 1 December 2013 http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/robotsafari
    • Zombielab - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Over 12,000 visitors flocked to ZombieLab to explore the science of consciousness and the implications of a zombie attack!

      The 'outbreak' began at one of the Museum's popular Lates events on 30 Ja...
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  • Maths Gallery Play all

    Discover more about the ambitious new mathematics gallery opening at the Science Museum in 2016. Designed by the world-renowned Zaha Hadid Architects, the gallery has been made possible by the largest individual donation ever made to the museum, an unprecedented £5 million gift from David and Claudia Harding.

    This new gallery will tell stories that place mathematics at the heart of our lives, exploring how mathematicians, their tools and ideas, have helped to shape the modern world.
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