Join this adult-only guided walk to learn about south east London’s local bats and locate them in the Horniman Gardens using bat detectors
Cheyenne McCray brings us the five weirdest lovers of the animal kingdom…
Now that the Natural History Museum’s ‘Sensational Butterfly’ exhibition is open, we take a closer look at the butterfly’s deceptive tactics and probe into the world of camouflage.
This month the Lates is themed around ‘nature at its most extreme.’ Highlights include: Museum scientist Richard Sabin taking you on a gallery tour of the largest and toughest mammals in the world. A comedic take on the extremes of nature with the improvised theatre of The Wunderkammer, and hear from Museum experts. Chili peppers: Turning […]
No matter how you see nature now, you’ll never see it the same way again. Kicking off a year-long exploration into our relationship with nature, this major exhibition examines what we think, feel and value about other species and the consequences this has for the world around us. […]
Join us for an exclusive Valentine’s-themed night at the Museum. Our scientists will reveal the little-known love-lives of the natural world, from fish perfume trails to date-drugging insects.
The link between a functional immune system and our fat stores deepens
At 03:32 on 6 April 2009, an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale devastated the Italian town of L’Aquila. The collapse or damage of nearly 20,000 buildings resulted in the loss of 309 lives, more than 1500 injuries and 65,000 people being displaced from their homes. Loss of life on such a large scale […]
Higgs boson found … probably Image: CERN Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva have announced the discovery of a new elementary particle consistent with the Higgs boson. The announcement, given to a packed auditorium at CERN and broadcast live over the Internet, was met with standing ovations from scientists across the world. Although […]
This post originally appeared on Refractive Index, Imperial College London’s Science Communication Group blog. It can be tough being a member of ‘the public’. Imagine for a moment that you are on your lunchbreak and, being the responsible British taxpayer that you are, you decide to have a quick look at how your really quite-significant […]