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  • Lost, no way home? Follow the quest to solve the world’s biggest challenge and the battle for the huge rewards of up to £20,000. Explore the rivalries and ingenious inventions of some of the greatest minds of the 17th and 18th centuries including Galileo, Isaac Newton, Captain Cook and John...
    11 July 2014–4 January 2015
  • The horrors of the Western Front have long dominated our understanding of those years, and yet the war at sea was fought on an epic scale and with terrible human loss.
    2 August 2014–November 2018
  • Kongouro [kangaroo] by George Stubbs
    An exhibition of exceptional paintings, prints and drawings by specially commissioned artists on Captain Cook’s 18th-century voyages of discovery. These works influenced forever how the European public saw the Pacific.
    Open until July 2015, featuring the Stubbs Kangaroo until March 2015*
  • Steampunk artists have taken over the Royal Observatory! Calling Sci-Fi enthusiasts, let madcap inventors and stargazing scientists take you on an adventure into a world where scientific convention and the laws of nature have been re-written.
    Open until 4 January 2015
  • Hubble: Interacting Spiral Galaxies NGC 2207 and IC 2163  (event)
    This course is an excellent introduction to practical astronomy for those interested in taking up astronomy as a hobby.
    4 November–9 December 2014
  • NASA: Reflecting on Work: Astronaut John Grunsfeld (event)
    This course explores space travel from earliest ideas up to to theoretical speculation on how interstellar travel and time travel could be developed.
    14 April–19 May 2015 (Tues)
  • NASA: Spiral Galaxy M64 (event)
    A fantastic introduction to astronomy for beginners, providing an introduction to the night sky and exploring a broad range of topics.
    6 January–10 February 2015
  • Hubble: V838 monocerotis light echo (event)
    This course offers an excellent basic introduction to astronomy from historical, scientific and practical perspectives.
    14 April–19 May 2015 (Tues)
  • Hubble Sees a Horsehead of a Different Colour (event)
    This is a great course for amateur photographers looking to develop new skills and amateur astronomers who are just starting out.
    6 January–10 February (Tuesdays)
  • Jet in Carina (event)
    This course is an excellent introduction to practical astronomy for those interested in taking up astronomy as a hobby.
    24 February–31 March 2015 (Tues)

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