Museum blog

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Caird Library and the Queen's House.

12 August 2007
Twitter / abovelondon Notifies followers of iridium flares and ISS flybys over London
11 August 2007
Astronomy Media Player (tags: astronomy podcasts observations) SPA Timeline
10 August 2007
Star chart courtesy of the European Space Agency The annual Perseids meteor shower reaches its peak this weekend, with 80-100 meteors per hour predicted before dawn on Monday...
8 August 2007
timeanddate.com (tags: time date calendar) Moon Watch :: An Einstein Year Project
2 August 2007
The Flag Institute The Flag Institute is the United Kingdom’s vexillological organisation and the largest membership-based flag organisation in the world
1 July 2007
July's item of the month is William Faden’s North American Atlas, published in 1777. Caird library ref: PBD8188
14 June 2007
Display dates: 2 April–20 August 2007 (extended from 14 June)Location: E-library April 2007 marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Falklands Conflict fought...
1 June 2007
In his writing Jules Verne attempted to ‘outline all the geographical, geological, physical and astronomical knowledge amassed by modern science’. His most famous works,...
1 May 2007
British Library Direct is a new (well, newish!) service offered by the British Library. It's a secure electronic delivery service for journal articles, and contains the past...

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