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A small, free exhibition on the second floor of the Science Museum, the year-long Shackleton's Man Goes South is named after the title of a new work of fiction by author Tony White which explores the political, social and cultural impacts of climate change. The display shows how tales from Shackleton's heroic age of exploration have inspired a thought-provoking work of fiction. Go to the Atmosphere gallery and you can download a free copy of the book as an e-book.

 

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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  £10 (Adults), £7 (Concessions)
DATES  10th February to 4th September 2016
VENUE  Science Museum 
Ever wondered what Leonardo da Vinci's ambitious inventions would have looked like in real life? Now, thanks to the Science Museum's The Mechanics of Genius, you can as large-scale reproductions of famous drawings and sketches by the great genius of the Renaissance are put into practice. Forty historical models by the great artist and ... More about this event
 
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Science Museum,   Exhibition Road      SW7 2DD
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event > Kids Events
PRICING  £15, concs £13
DATES  8th February to 3rd September 2017
VENUE  Science Museum 
Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the Science Museum's new exhibition explores the deep-seated drive to recreate ourselves and how robots have been shaped by religious belief, the industrial revolution, 20th century popular culture and dreams of the future. Robots wil... More about this event
 

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