New piece of the Moon arrives at the Museum
21 December 2017
A new lunar meteorite has joined the Museum's collection. The sample, weighing 147 grammes, will help researchers' studies into the origin and early evolution of the Moon.
Nine-month makeover for Dippy the Diplodocus
16 December 2017
The iconic Diplodocus cast has begun its long journey back to Britain, after nine months in Canada.
How dangerous are false widow spiders?
15 December 2017
Every autumn there are reports of false widow spiders becoming uninvited eight-legged houseguests in homes across the UK.
Biopic to highlight life of Mary Anning
11 December 2017
A feature film is to be made about the fossil hunter from Dorset.
Pioneering scientist Dorothea Bate receives blue plaque recognition
7 December 2017
Museum scientist Dorothea Bate now has a blue plaque to honour her contributions to the field of palaeontology.