From helping people see in the dark to allowing communication across continents, scientists and engineers have used light and sound to change the way we live.
Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects in the galleries of the Science Museum, London.
Our new exhibition tells the story of humankind’s ever-changing relationship with our closest star and how it shapes our daily lives.
Find something you wish you had invented; strike a pose and take a museum selfie...
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