What is it about steam traction engines that persuades so many to put so much time, effort and money into keeping them alive?
Fans of the trading cards that we debuted last June will be excited to hear that we are bringing them back for February half term to try and put faces to some of the people who powered the Industrial Revolution in Manchester.
Long before this museum stood on the site of Liverpool Road Station there was an “unofficial” museum here displaying some railway treasures.
In 1914, Manchester was one of the biggest motor manufacturing cities in the world. Two decades later cars had become part of our everyday lives—but Manchester’s dominance had faded.
Could robots provide support for humans as we age? We’ve asked an expert for the answer.
The question we’re most often asked when we talk to people about the future of robotics is, simply: ‘When will robots take over the world?’
In this guest post, Andy Franzkowiak, Director of Shrinking Space, discusses our fascination with the end of the world and Project Doomsday, a live show coming to the museum in February.