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Nancy Hopkins

Nancy is Marketing Manager at the Musuem of Science and Industry. Long time reader, first time blogger. Be gentle.

A woman in the Robot exhibition

As we say a fond farewell to our Robots exhibition and send our cyborgs up North to Newcastle, we take a look back on the things we’ve learnt over the last six months.

A photograph from the Oct. 31, 2017 Operation IceBridge flight over the Larsen C.

It seems as if robots are everywhere these days, so it was no surprise to hear that our autonomous chums are being sent into one of the most hostile and underexplored areas on the planet—the Larsen Ice Shelf in Antarctica.

Maria, the robot from the film Metropolis, a silver humanoid, stands in a display case at the Robots exhibition

Aaaah robots on camera, dontcha just love ‘em? We’ve been putting robots on screen for almost as long as we’ve been making films.

Museum of Science and Industry - external sign

Wherever you look these days, mindfulness and meditation are being hailed as cure-alls, from reducing stress and anxiety to reducing blood pressure and even managing chronic pain.