Science in the service of Henry VIII: Conserving a Tudor collection

The Mary Rose, a flagship of Henry VIII’s English fleet, sank off the coast of Portsmouth in 1545. The hull now resides in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard alongside a number of the discovered artefacts. These provide us with a unique insight into Tudor Maritime life and act as a time capsule for this particular moment in […]

Coffee+Chat: What is Material Science?

In this video interview series, we ask Imperial College scientists to explain their research. This episode features material scientists Dr Ainara Aguadero.

Performing matter: Greatest hits and new findings

Materials perform. Stuff is constantly getting up to things. Matter isdoing all of the time, just to exist and make up the world of objects. In this demo-led exploration of materials, Zoe Laughlin will show the micro becoming macro, the inanimate becoming animate, and material science performing. This is your chance to witness some of […]