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E.g., 19/12/2014
E.g., 19/12/2014
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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
  • 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
  • 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*
  • NGC 2264 including the Christmas Tree Cluster (ESO) (event)
    See what the night sky has to offer over the Christmas period and beyond in this seasonal planetarium show.
    1–23 December
  • Boy in Cutty Sark workshop (event)
    Boing and bounce a fluffy sheep made with wool just like the stuff Cutty Sark used to carry all the way from Australia!
    29–30 December
  • Workshop: little girl and mother
    Be inspired by colourful buoys that float on water to help sailors navigate the sea safely, and create a bath-toy to take home. Accessible for children or adult carers who are blind or partially sighted
    22, 23, 27-30 December 2014, 2 January 2015
  • Workshop: small girl and father
    What would you need to live on a lighthouse at this festive time of year? Accessible for children or adult carers who are blind or partially sighted.
    22, 23, 27-30 December 2014, 2 January 2015
  • Cutty Sark: mother and child in family workshop (event)
    Who’s your favourite Cutty Sark character? Make your very own tea cup inspired by you, the crew, or the fantastic figureheads on board.
    3–4 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
  • 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)

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