2 items tagged “sciencemuseum”
What are the few must-do things in London before one leaves this place for good?
In terms of museums, it really is worth checking out the big four: the British Museum, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the V&A. They’re all exceptional (and free to enter). Here are some highlights...[... 673 words]
The 100-year leap. John Graham-Cumming recounts the history of Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine and Analytical Engine, and proposes a project to build a working Analytical Engine 170 years after its invention (the machine built by the Science Museum in London is the Difference Engine). # 6th October 2010, 9:26 am