Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Science Museum - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, new Mathematics gallery and free events

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
The 15/70mm IMAX Experience
One of cinema's truly legendary franchises returns to the big screen with the eagerly-awaited spin-off, Rogue One. The Galactic Empire rules the galaxy and the Death Star, their ultimate super-weapon, is almost complete. Former criminal Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and a team of rebels, set out on a desperate mission to steal the Death Star plans and find a way to destroy it.

Our IMAX Theatre is the only cinema in Europe screening this blockbuster film in IMAX 15/70mm format. Select your own seats, pick up some popcorn and experience Rogue One on one of the biggest screens in the UK inside the Science Museum!

Tickets go on sale soon – to hear first, register to receive an email alert.
Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
One month to go - opens 8 December
Our stunning new gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, tells the story of how mathematics has changed the world. At its heart lies a 1920s Handley Page aircraft that is the inspiration for the gallery's futuristic design, representing airflow around the plane in flight.
Lottery machine Guinivere3D render of the gallery18 century skulls
A lecture by France A. Córdova
Thursday 17 November, 18.00
Free, but booking is required

Join us for a free lecture with France Córdova, head of the US National Science Foundation where she'll be answering some of the bold question's that drive the NSF's long-term research agenda.

Highlights include: The Era of Multi-messenger Astrophysics and Leading the Next Quantum Revolution.
Friday 13 January
Join us for Astronights and spend a night at the Science Museum and sleep among our incredible objects. Get exclusive access to galleries, explore the museum by torchlight and watch a special midnight movie screening of David Bowie's iconic Labyrinth
Wednesday 30 November
We have joined forces with UCL's Jill Dando Institute to bring you this month's Lates, looking at crime.

Visit a crime scene via virtual reality, learn the truth about hacking and surveillance and go undergound in a dark web safari. As well as all of our usual Lates highlights including the Silent Disco, live music and the Punk Science comedy club.
3 December
Night Owls is a free event for young adults aged 16–25 who have an Autism Spectrum Condition, allowing them come along and enjoy the Museum free from the hustle and bustle of the general public. As well as the chance to explore the galleries, there are lots of interactive workshops, science demonstrations, and talks from leading scientists to enjoy.