Think of a scientist. What do you picture? The stereotypical answer (and the one we’re trying hard to change) would be a man, maybe in a lab coat. But even a century ago, that wasn’t necessarily the case.
Find out more about our educational offering here at the museum, ranging from schools shows through to our STEM ambassador programme, with posts from our learning team and other guest authors.
Stephenson’s Rocket is to return to Manchester for the first time in over 180 years this September.
You may have heard the term ‘science communication’ before, but do you know exactly what it means? In this guest post, Volunteer Communications Assistant Megan tells us more…
We’ve been talking a lot about human astronauts in space on the blog recently, but what about other living creatures that have boldly gone where no other err, fruit fly has gone before?
Dr Jessica Wade asks, “why is getting girls into STEM still an issue, and what can we do to change things?”
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.
Space rocks that fall from the far reaches of the asteroid belt can unlock the secrets of the earth’s history.
Space journalist Sarah Cruddas explores the past and future of our journeys to the stars.
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