Find answers to your big nature questions. Delve into stories about the Museum's collections, scientists and research. Uncover the history of life on Earth, from the smallest insects to the largest mammals.



Inspiring women in science

Female scientists from the Museum share why they love their jobs and how they began their careers. Hear their stories.



See a blue whale skeleton in high definition

Explore a 3D model of the Museum's blue whale skeleton and learn more about how these animals behave.

Wildlife photography


Dippy the Diplodocus 3D skull

Rotate, zoom in and explore the features of this popular dinosaur.





    Planet Mercury

    15 March 2018

    Explore facts about Mercury, our solar system's fastest and often elusive planet.

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    From the Museum to Mars: a meteorite returns home

    14 February 2018

    A piece of Martian meteorite is being returned to the red planet by NASA.

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    What is a supermoon?

    30 January 2018

    A supermoon is a regular part of the Moon's orbit of Earth, appearing larger and brighter in the sky. But why does this happen, and should we care?


    Mystery of the Barwell meteorite

    11 January 2018

    Discover how a meteorite fragment in the Museum collection hid a secret about the origins of our solar system.


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