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Be part of the Natural History Museum’s annual science extravaganza

Be part of the Natural History Museum’s annual science extravaganza

28 August, 2014

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Events and exhibitions
Science and environment

Science Uncovered, our free annual after-hours event, returns on Friday 26 September as part of European Researchers’ Night. The Natural History Museum throws open its doors to give you the chance to meet world-class scientists and visit rarely seen parts of the collections. Discover a side to the Museum you didn’t know existed, discuss the latest science with researchers and enjoy a drink in the Museum’s impressive Hintze Hall.

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Dating the last Neanderthals

Dating the last Neanderthals

20 August, 2014

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Museums
Science and environment

Comment from Professor Chris Stringer, Research Leader in Human Origins on Neanderthal disappearance paper in Nature.

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Last chance to meet ice age giants, mingle with your ancestors and wander with butterflies

Last chance to meet ice age giants, mingle with your ancestors and wander with butterflies

16 August, 2014

Categories:
Arts and culture
Museums
Science and environment

Three of the Museum’s special exhibitions draw to a close in September, so now is your last opportunity to catch them. Meet some of the largest creatures to have walked Earth in Mammoths, come face to face with hundreds of live tropical butterflies in Sensational Butterflies and discover the fascinating history of your ancient ancestors in Britain.

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