The Soyuz capsule that brought Tim Peake back from space will be on display at the Museum between 10 March and 13 May 2018. But how dangerous was the journey home? In part one of a two-part series we look at the science of returning from space.
To celebrate 2018 as being the Chinese Year of the Dog, ‘Barketing’ Assistant Shannon picks out four of her most paw-esome dog related items in the museum’s collection.
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.