Curators against the clock

Delve into our video series where curators are put against the clock to answer some big questions. From solar eclipses to scurvy, there's no topic left unexplained. 

How do you get a ship in a bottle?

Find out more about Nelson's Ship in a Bottle

What is a light year?

What is pollution?

 

Did pirates bury their treasure?

Find out more about pirates

Who was Robert Falcon Scott?

Find out more about Scott

Why is the sky blue? 

Find out more about why the sky is blue

What was Elizabeth I's mask of youth?

Find out more about portraits of Elizabeth I

Visit the Armada Portrait

Do ships get recycled?

Find out about how shipping can be more environmentally friendly

Human or robotic space exploration?

Find out more about the future of space exploration

What was the race to the South Pole? 

Find out more about the race to the South Pole?

Visit the Polar Worlds gallery

Who was Nelson?

Find out more about Nelson

Visit the Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery

What was scurvy?

Find out more about scurvy

What is a solar eclipse?

Find out more about eclipses