The more human a robot appears, the more unsettling we find it.
In this section, you’ll get a glimpse behind the scenes of the museum—from a day in the life of a volunteer and team building exercises, to the logistics of decanting our galleries or putting on a late event.
Its rare to see a Hollywood star at a science festival, but this year you can!
In this second part of his post about Pakistan Railways SP/S 3157, Jan Shearsmith discusses the loco’s later life and journey back from India to Manchester.
Ahead of its appearance in Nikhil Chopra’s New North and South art installation, Jan Shearsmith discusses the early life of Pakistan Railways SP/S 3157.
On Wednesday 13 September 2017, we joined in the conversation with museums and museum-lovers all over the world for Ask A Curator day on Twitter.
Space rocks that fall from the far reaches of the asteroid belt can unlock the secrets of the earth’s history
Richard Evans, the creator of two events at this year’s Manchester Science Festival – Sentinel and Aeon: Patient X – talks about how he created his evocative performance piece.