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Dr Marieke Navin, the Director of the sprawling Manchester Science Festival, tells Culture24 why the 11-day programme is "real crazy" in its push to encourage creativity.
Alan Turing's World War II codebreaking Bombe is best invention, says Institution of Mechanical Engineers
The machine which decoded 5,000 German messages a day during the Second World War has narrowly beaten Concorde in a poll of engineering experts and fans.
The Science Museum has revealed more details on its "reinvigorating" exhibition, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World, opening this October.
A state-of-the-art easel is literally shedding new light on the ingenious materials used over the centuries to create artists’ paint pigments at the National gallery.
Ahead of the reconstruction of the world's first general purpose computer, early diagrams of a computer have been found at the National Museum of Computing.
Scientists have used an electromagnetic radiation technique 10 billion times brighter than the sun on a leaf fossil left by an epoch on the west of the US.
Early weather systems, Florence Nightingale visualisations and chimpanzees, dogs, opossums, platypuses and chickens in the British Library's first science spectacular.
Tony Purnell, the Head of Technical Development for the Great Britain Cycling Team, on trying to give athletes an edge ahead of his Cambridge Science Festival appearance.
The exhibition which has attracted thousands of people to the Science Museum will tour to the Museum of Science and Industry ahead of an international tour.
A Forestry Commission call to create works within the landscape has drawn up a shortlist of five proposals, including the Sheffield sound artist and Brighton pairing.
Having created a 3D work based on a heartbreaking tale, the artist explains why a trip to meet a family in America resulted in "a different way" of producing her work.
From South Africa and Vietnam to Malawi and Cambridge, the Wellcome's new exhibition explores scientific forays in six countries, as seen by artists in residence.
The National Museum of Computing has welcomed the nephew of the man who decoded Hitler's Lorenz system and the son of the engineer behind the Colossus computer.
From robotic creatures and real butterflies to the sounds of space and the experience of being in Antartica, here are seven exhibitions and festivals to enjoy.
What's it like to be a bird or a baby panda? You could find out if you follow our top ten from this year's packed Manchester Science Festival.