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Half marathon notice

Visitor notice: On Sunday 4 March Cutty Sark and the museum car park will be closed for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. All other museums will be open as normal and DLR and rail links will be running. Find out about road closures

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1 June 2008
The long days of summer are here again, allowing us to make the most of a full day in the Sun. In June, the Sun is rising over the UK at 04:45 BST in the morning, and...
28 May 2008
The decent of the Mars Phoenix lander (and its parachute) was captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE camera... And what an amazing photograph. Note that,...
26 May 2008
The first photographs from Mars Phoenix are now available at: BBC News NASA Phoenix University of Arizona
26 May 2008
The NASA Phoenix mission to Mars has landed on the surface of Mars intact!
17 May 2008
To see a satellite from the ground, you need them to fly over at just the right time - either dawn or dusk. In daytime, the sky is too bright to see them. At night, the...
17 May 2008
NMM job opportunities: Director, Royal Observatory Greenwich The Director, ROG is responsible for ensuring the conservation, management and interpretation of the site is...
17 May 2008
I bought a new digital camera a few weeks ago, and I was very impressed by its resolution - a whopping10 Mpx! (10 million pixels). But that is tiny compared to the digital...
2 May 2008
May is a great month for viewing planets! The five major planets in our solar system are all easily visible to the unaided eye, which is why they have been known about since...
22 April 2008
BBC NEWS: Muslim call to adopt Mecca time "Muslim scientists and clerics have called for the adoption of Mecca time to replace GMT, arguing that the Saudi city is the true...

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