India Unboxed: Astronomy and Empire

In this newest India Unboxed video, we visit the Whipple Museum of the History of Science to find out how transit instruments tracked the motion of the stars to keep time in India for the British Empire. Find out more in the Whipple Museum’s exhibition Astronomy and Empire, 2 October 2017 – 28 September 2018. India Unboxed is a year-long… Read full article

Integrating Religion and Science

This year the Whipple has had a bumper edition of work experience students. In June and July we had 5 work experience students come in, and the Whipple was keen to milk them for all of their worth ensure that they had enjoyable, well-rounded, and insightful projects on which to work during their stay here. As we wrote earlier in… Read full article

Out of the Office, into the Museums

Jo McPhee has been away from her desk in the University of Cambridge Museums office to investigate the world of exhibitions and collections management. I am currently undertaking my Associateship of the Museums Association (AMA), a professional development award for those working in the museums sector. For me, this has been an opportunity to focus on my own development and consider… Read full article

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