Thursday 18 September 2014

Natural History Museum - Hundreds of scientists and activities, live creatures, food and drink...Science Uncovered, 26 September

Natural History Museum - Science Uncovered open evening
Natural History Museum - Science Uncovered open evening
Delve into our science and specimens at this evening of discovery, part of European Researchers' Night. Meet hundreds of scientists, handle live creatures and take part in fantastic talks and activities.
Chat to scientists who research everything from the origins of the solar system to the depths of the oceans, from cave painting to the latest DNA analysis of extinct and living species.
See rare fossils and amazing specimens from the Museum collections, find out how micro-CT scanning has solved a 100-year-old riddle and take part in our giant Nature Games.
Science Uncovered Science Station butterflies
Science Uncovered bar
Science is thirsty work so keep refreshed with fabulous food and drinks at our bars and restaurants.
Discuss hot topics with scientists at the Science Bars, including what makes us human and whether bringing back extinct species is ever a good idea.
Get ready for a dynamic exchange of opinions with theSoapbox Science speakers and chew over science censorship, whether the printed word is dead and whether ignorance or knowledge is more important in scientific research.
Join Professor Alice Roberts as she explores the evolutionary story in our genes.
Come along to the Attenborough Studio for talks and shows forensic entomology and human evolution, take part in a live link with NASA and find out how we could save coral reefs.
Take a Spirit Tour to see hidden treasures such as specimens collected by Charles Darwin and an 8m-long giant squid.
And, enjoy a sunset stroll around our wildlife gardenor drop in to the Hall of FameLab to hear from some of the new voices in science and engineering.
Science Uncovered tours
Follow the Stamped on Science trail for the chance to win a New Forest field trip
Win a year’s Museum Membership.
Just pick up a map and follow the Stamped on Science trail.
Collect all six natural history-themed stamps on the trail for a chance to win.
Anyone can join the trail but you must be over 18 to enter the prize draw.
Free tickets for some activities will be available on the night. For details of all Science Uncovered activities,download the event map (PDF 1.4MB).
Join the conversation: follow and tweet @NHM_London and use the hashtag #SU2014.
European Researchers' Night is a European Commission initiative. We thank the Commission for their support.
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