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Night sky highlights - January 2021
Fallen (detail) © Cezar Gabriel.jpg
Hundreds of thousands of seaworkers cannot leave their ships and return to their families due to coronavirus. Yet their vital contribution to our day-to-day lives still goes unrecognised.
Night sky highlights - December 2020
Create a folded paper boat, and remember the times that you achieved something you thought was impossible.
A formal photographic portrait of Lina, Lady Arbuthnot in mourning dress (Battle of Jutland war widows)
How did lives change for families of the men who lost their lives at the Battle of Jutland? What support could 'war widows' draw on, and how did they cope financially and emotionally? Curator Jeremy Michell delves into the National Maritime Museum archives to learn more.
Five aircraft studies: a Bristol Fighter and four (in pencil) of flying boats (PAF0757)
Mark Benson from the Caird Archive and Library explores the logbook of Captain Albert James Enstone - a pilot with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War.
'Invincible and Inflexible steaming out of Port Stanley in Chase' the start of the Battle of the Falkland Islands, 8 December 1914_tile.jpg
At 11pm on 4 August 1914 the Admiralty sent the signal ‘Commence Hostilities with Germany’ and the Royal Navy’s part in the First World War began.
Night sky highlights - November 2020
Discover what to see in the night sky in November 2020 including two meteor showers and the conjunction of Saturn and the Moon.