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Science Museum Blog News and insights from the Science Museum in London.

  • Dorothy Vaughan: NASA’s overlooked star
    by Lorna Hutchman on September 20, 2020 at 5:00 am

    When we think of NASA Scientists today, we visualise a diverse and inclusive workforce, but this was not always the case. The unsung heroes of early NASA were often those who not only broke gender, but racial stereotypes too.

  • The Curious Tour
    by Science Museum on September 16, 2020 at 3:28 pm

    Ignite your curiosity by following this route to discover objects and stories both familiar and unexpected.

  • The Big Tour
    by Science Museum on September 11, 2020 at 11:53 am

    Follow this route to discover some of the biggest objects, ideas and stories in the Science Museum.

  • The Exchange
    by Science Museum on September 11, 2020 at 10:36 am

    Explore our relationship with the telephone through new artworks inspired by our collection and created during lockdown.

  • Top 5 unexpected pieces of art to see at the Science Museum
    by Lorna Hutchman on August 13, 2020 at 11:52 am

    From intriguing artworks to thought-provoking objects, explore the intertwined relationship between art and science in our unexpected art trail and experience the Science Museum through a creative lens.


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SAPIENS Anthropology / Everything Human

  • How the Zapotec Are Fighting COVID-19
    by Jeffrey H. Cohen on September 22, 2020 at 11:08 am

    As the pandemic sweeps across Mexico, some Indigenous communities recognize that their traditional principles and practices can offer protection from the virus. The post How the Zapotec Are Fighting COVID-19 appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • How COVID-19 Is Changing People’s Relationships With Houseplants
    by Gideon Lasco on September 17, 2020 at 11:47 am

    An anthropologist digs into what the current “botanic boom” reveals about people’s interactions with nature and with one another. The post How COVID-19 Is Changing People’s Relationships With Houseplants appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • Waterloo-Redfern and the Racism Rooted in Cities
    by Mayane Dore on September 15, 2020 at 11:58 am

    Protestors toppling statues spur an anthropologist to look at the underlying urban politics that reproduce colonial and racist systems in Australia’s Waterloo-Redfern housing plans. The post Waterloo-Redfern and the Racism Rooted in Cities appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • Tapping Into Ancient Soundscapes
    by Joshua Kumbani on September 10, 2020 at 11:50 am

    An archaeologist shares the results of new research on musical instruments in Southern Africa. The post Tapping Into Ancient Soundscapes appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • Wildfire Archaeology and the Burning American West
    by Stephen E. Nash on September 9, 2020 at 11:03 am

    Archaeologists in New Mexico are pioneering surprising research methods—involving tree rings, pottery, and blasts of light—to explain why wildfire suppression doesn’t work. The post Wildfire Archaeology and the Burning American West appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • What’s Behind Humanity’s Love-Hate Relationship With Exercise?
    by Marina Krakovsky on September 3, 2020 at 8:37 pm

    Evolutionary history can help resolve the question of why so many people desire a physical break even when their bodies need movement. The post What’s Behind Humanity’s Love-Hate Relationship With Exercise? appeared first on SAPIENS.