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Tim Peake’s spacecraft to touchdown in Plymouth?

Plymouth could be getting a slice of space history – Tim Peake’s Soyuz descent module. The city bid to be part of the UK tour of Tim Peake’s Soyuz descent module and has today learned Plymouth has been shortlisted to host the spacecraft and parachute. On 18 June 2016, Tim Peake returned to Earth after […]


Skills Aid Plymouth event at Babcock

Students go behind the scenes at Babcock

One of Plymouth’s biggest employers has opened its doors to a group of 20 young people as part of the Skills Aid Plymouth (SAP) scheme. The students were given the chance to learn about marine engineering through a series of team challenges. It’s hoped the students will have gained a better understanding of science, technology, […]


Museum curator celebrates female scientists from Plymouth

A member of staff from the City Museum and Art Gallery has co-written a chapter about four of Plymouth’s historic marine biologists for a brand new e-book. Put together by authors from around the world, ‘More Passion for Science’ highlights the achievements of some of science’s most unsung women – from the mathematical mind of Florence Nightingale […]

Specimens worked on by Marie Lebour