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MSI Manchester 10h
Over on our blog, find out why the fabulous is hanging around in disused mines, what he thinks of gravitational waves and why he'll never use the word barm...
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MSI Manchester 12h
Asking all the important science questions!
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MSI Manchester 14h
1893 First boat crossed the Barton Swing Aqueduct, the first and only swing aqueduct in the world
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MSI Manchester 14h
Diamonds are forevaaaaaah...🎶💎 and they also have super scientific uses too. Pop along to Pi: Platform for Investigation on Sat 25 Aug &see how diamonds are grown in a lab and where space diamonds live. Free 10.30-3.30pm. Powered by
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MSI Manchester Aug 20
This is a brilliant insight into one of the most intriguing events on this year's festival programme - keep your eyes peeled for our full announcement on September 3rd
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MSI Manchester Aug 20
Friday was and a good excuse for us to have a delve around in our collections. Remember - !
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MSI Manchester Aug 20
1858 The theory of evolution by natural selection was first proposed by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in the scientific article 🐒🐟🦆
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MSI Manchester Aug 19
Win, win, win! We're giving away a signed copy of 'Ask an Astronaut' book & 'A Galaxy of Her Own' as part of the presented by Answer a super simple question and enter now. Competition open until Friday
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MSI Manchester Aug 19
John Flamsteed (1646-1719), English astronomer who prepared a 3,000-star catalogue and laid the foundation stone of Royal Greenwich Observatory 🔭🔭🔭
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MSI Manchester Aug 18
French astronomer Pierre Jules César Janssen spotted helium in the spectrum of the sun during a total eclipse before it was found to exist on Earth ☀️☀️☀️
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MSI Manchester Aug 18
Competition time! 🚀 To celebrate capsule landing last week as part of the presented by we're giving away a signed copy of Tim's Ask an Astronaut book & 'A Galaxy of Her Own' Enter now
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MSI Manchester Aug 17
Replying to @Soph831
Hi Sophie, try - our postcode is M3 4FP :)
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MSI Manchester Aug 17
Look at that game face!
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Science Museum Aug 17
Our feline friends at have taken over their blog. Hear from Meow-kating assistants Kitty and Burnie as they explore their favourite objects from the collection to celebrate
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8/16/32bit Aug 17
Whoo-Hoo! Finally the day has arrived when I am visiting to enjoy Power Up!
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MSI Manchester Aug 17
Today is - who knew? We did! Our Meow-kating Assistants Kitty and Burnie have wrested control of the blog from Barketing Assistant Shannon and have written a purrfect blog about black cats in the collection. Cats 1, dogs 0.
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MSI Manchester Aug 17
Margaret Hamilton 1936, was Director of the Software Engineering Division of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory and helped develop on-board flight software for the Apollo space program 🚀 Here she is next to the Apollo navigation code 🚀🚀
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MSI Manchester Aug 17
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MSI Manchester Aug 16
You should come up here - we've got bucketloads of sunshine!
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Tessitura Network Aug 16
Dawn Yates from Bridgewater Hall & Becky Shepherd from Team Tessitura check out Tim Sutcliffe's bee sculpture at member , part of 's public art event comprising 100+ giant bees.
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