In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, Science Museum Group’s Director of Learning Susan Raikes outlines the importance of encouraging women and girls into careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) and highlights some of the many roles available.
Artificial intelligence, AI, has solved one of the ‘grand challenges’ of biology. Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to John Jumper, head of the DeepMind’s landmark ‘AlphaFold’ project, about what this means for the race to combat COVID-19.
Go behind the scenes as we study and photograph the Monotype Collection.
As his new book – The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book – features a Braille-based puzzle, we asked author Alex Bellos to pick out a few interesting Braille-related items from our collection.
This month marks 200 years since explorers first sighted Antarctica. These objects from the Science Museum Group Collection explore our complicated relationship with Antarctica since then.