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The Sun: Living With Our StarThis autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be staged about the Sun, it explores humanity's ever-changing relationship with our nearest star, looking into its power, beauty and dark side though a series of spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and striking imagery. Items on display include beautiful early Nordic Bronze Age artefacts, which reveal ancient beliefs of how the Sun was transported across the sky; details of upcoming NASA and ESA solar missions; and an astronomical spectroscope made for Norman Lockyer, who used it to identify the element helium in 1868.

 

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The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done in a fun and creative way. This museum is one of the most interactive in the city, with lots of hands-on exhibits. More about Science Museum

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The Sun: Living With Our Star  Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams.  

   
The Sun: Living With Our Star - Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams.

The Sun: Living With Our Star Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams. 


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13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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The Sun: Living With Our Star, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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