Museum blog

Read our blog to get the lowdown from our experts and go behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich.

10 June 2015

Here are the times for the first sighting and setting of the crescent moon at the beginning and end of Ramadan 2015 (1436 AH), according to data supplied by the HM Nautical Almanac Office.

2 June 2015
Curiosity rover celebrates 1000 days on Mars by Colin Stuart
1 June 2015

Simon Guerrier is an author who's been working with our Astronomer, Marek Kukula, on a book called The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who. In today's guest blog he looks at the science of crashed spaceships.

1 June 2015

There’s lots to look out for in the night (and day) sky this month. Here’s our pick of what you can see without expensive equipment – just the naked eye or binoculars, plus a bit of luck with the weather.

29 May 2015
Today's guest blog is by author Simon Guerrier. He's joining us next week to talk about the Scientific Secrets of Dr Who. Isaac Newton was a genius, but he’s been described...
8 May 2015

Emily from our Photo Studio has been looking at some amazing 1919 glass plates from our collection. 

5 May 2015

There’s lots to look out for in the night sky, and you don’t need expensive equipment – just reasonably dark and clear skies and a bit of persistence.

5 May 2015
Hubble's 25th Birthday by Radmila Topalovic - Astronomer
30 April 2015

My name is Alex and I’m the Buying & Merchandising Manager at Royal Museums Greenwich.

28 April 2015
As Ships, Clocks & Stars makes its way round the world, there's still time to look at the stories behind some of the objects in the exhibition. If you go see it now at...