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In this section, you’ll find posts on newsworthy events and stories related to the museum, from festival headliner announcements to progress reports on our new gallery.

Illustration of the the angle at which Tiangong orbited the Earth.

On 2 April 2018, the prototype Chinese space station Tiangong-1 made an uncontrolled re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere. However, scientists weren’t able to accurately know when and where it would finally land until the last 24 hours.

The Clearpath Jackal robot

You might think you’ve stumbled across a proposal for the fourth Austin Powers film, but this blog comes from Post-Doctoral Research Assistant Andrew West. Andrew puts lasers on robots and makes them boldly go where no robot has gone before…

A woman in an early 20th century dress and suffragette sash and holding a parasol jumping in the air

In this guest post, actor Ruby O’Casey delves deeper into the history of the Suffragettes, including her own family’s connection to the movement.

As we reach the end of our Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond exhibition, we’re finding out a little bit more about our funders the Granada Foundation and the work they do. 

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