Written by Robin Hansen, Curator, Minerals and Gemstones, at the Natural History Museum London. Science has always been an integral part of my life. My dad was a science teacher, and my mum studied Science Education researching science, learning and gender. From a young age I understood that science was all around us, and that … More The Un-Rocky Road to Rock Success
Written by Cindy Howells, Curator and Collections Manager at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales As a child one of my favourite days out was our annual family trip to London to visit the Natural History Museum. I loved any of the dinosaur displays most of all, then the mammal and bird taxidermy came second. … More Dinosaurs aren’t just for little boys!
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(Or… “What should museum shops be selling?”) Written by Roy Starkey, Mineralogist and Author A year ago today, on October 2nd 2018, I wrote about the ‘journey’ of writing and publishing a book – Minerals of the English Midlands. The final paragraph of the post read “Eventually, the final PDF file is prepared ready for … More How Hard Can it Be?