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Science Museum 15h
The Famicom was released in July 1983 & came with Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr & Popeye - versions of popular Nintendo arcade games. Donkey Kong saw an early appearance of Mario, who'd become the Nintendo mascot πŸ‘Ύ. Discover more retro classics at :
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Science Museum 17h
Join us for The Science of UNESCO on 27 March & discover how tech can help reunite lost souls, track floods, map the deep sea floor & much more. Plus enjoy all the regular Lates highlights, including the best silent disco in town:
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Science Museum 21h
The Sun's energy powers all life on Earth. It drives the weather, ocean currents & the hydrological cycle. Celebrate by exploring Earth’s relationship with its closest star at our exhibition The : Living With Our Star. Book now:
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Science Museum 23h
On 24 April, join us for a screening of Sundance Award winning documentary, Science Fair, following nine high school students as they navigate rivalries & setbacks on their journey to compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair. Book now:
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Science Museum Mar 23
βš— Was this the first periodic table? explores a little known 1860s design to classify the elements πŸ“Ί
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Science Museum Mar 22
If you've ever wondered about the ordinary and extraordinary things in our collection, this is the thread for you πŸ‘‡
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Science Museum Mar 22
, our hands-on gaming event, is back by popular demand for a fourth year! With everything from Pacman through to the latest VR, find your happy place among 160 consoles and hundreds of games in this ultimate gaming extravaganza:
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Pfizer UK Mar 22
What to do when Suneet Varma, Global President Hospital Business Unit, is in town…head to of course! The free exhibition closes in 2 weeks, make sure you don’t miss out…
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Science Museum Mar 22
Thanks for a fun afternoon taking part in the . Sadly it's time for us to stop, but you can explore more of our wonderful collection here πŸ‘‡
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @raggedyjosh
Hello πŸ‘‹ for you we have a selection of 8 Sudanese iron spears, made and used by the Jur tribe around 1930. They were donated to the collection by the Sudanese government:
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Science Museum Mar 22
You can, on this shelf is Loxocosm, an astronomical demonstration device invented by Sieur Flecheux in the 1780s. It was designed to show how the inclination of the Earth's axis causes the length of the day to vary from season to season
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Science Museum Mar 22
What does it take to run 26.2 miles & what separates the best from the rest? πŸƒ Join us at 'Science and Running' on Wednesday 27 March to hear from a panel of running experts including 5-time Team GB Olympian & top running coach :
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @sarahekirkham @esa
Just for you here is a 1:20 scale model of the Ulysses probe. In the 1990s this spacecraft was sent to study the Sun πŸš€β˜€οΈ
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @MandyStarlight
On shelf 43 is a lovely pair of leather covered binoculars thought to be made in France in the 1880s
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @christine7lowe @UNESCO
Hello πŸ‘‹ for you we have a 1:24 scale model of an Azimuth instrument from Jaipur Observatory. It was used to measure the azimuth of the Sun and calculate the time of sunrise and sunset πŸŒ…. The Jaipur Mantar is a world heritage site.
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @Biram_Jones
For you we have Lord Kelvin's fuel calorimeter, which was made in London in the early 1900s. The Kelvin scale of absolute temperate was named in his honour 🌑️
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Science Museum Mar 22
Hello πŸ‘‹ for you we have a heliostat with a spring driven clock. Made by Adam Hilger LTD in 1919 it was used at
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @mandapen
For you we have a surveyor's quintant. Made in the late 1700s in Plymouth
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @SolarTish
For you we have a jumbo microscope made by G Lowden in Dundee for the 1862 Exhibition (part of the Wellcome Collection)
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Science Museum Mar 22
Replying to @rhtkth @shaz__hussain
Hello πŸ‘‹ for you we have a rotor current meter made 1873-76. It’s an oceanographic instrument used to measure ocean flow πŸŒŠπŸ’§πŸ’¦
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