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 3175.
Patient X explores the concept of the super spreader, an asymptomatic person who carries and transmits a virus to a wide group of people, but who doesn’t always exhibit any of its symptoms.
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.
161 years ago, on 26 August 1856, the world’s first synthetic dye was patented by William Henry Perkin, whose archive is now part of our collection.