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Robot: a collection of robot models, cyborgs and androids from TV and film

Sci- fi fans can rejoice, as one of Europe’s largest privately owned collections of model robots, cyborgs and androids now on display at Life Science Centre. This fascinating new exhibition will display robots, androids and cyborgs from TV shows and films from the past 60 years, and features over 40 full size robot models, heads and robot toys, including replicas of famous robots that you may recognise from the big screen!

Access to Robot is included in the Science Centre admission price. Please see www.life.org.uk for more details.

Whodunit

A break-in, a body, and some fingerprints, but the question remains: WHODUNIT?! Whodunit? Murder Mystery at Menagerie Park is an exciting hands-on, minds-on exhibition for the detective in us all. 

Top Secret

Created by the renowned Scitech in Perth, Australia, and based around a James Bond-style fantasy of exotic locations, high-tech equipment and, of course, a mystery to solve, Top Secret: License to Spy focuses on the science and technology of spying and espionage. 

Space

Reach into space & capture the spirit of wonder & curiosity. Walk among the planets & experience life in space as you explore our quest for celestial knowledge in this exhibition filled with interactive displays & thought-provoking facts.

Going Places

Discover the ways in which we have developed modes of transportation. Fly a plane, ride a hovercraft, race your friend on a recumbent bicycle, or learn to fly an airship! 17 interactive exhibits & 8 kiosks!

Mind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving Their Mark on our Brains.

This lecture is a special event for Game On 2.0. Neuroscientist, writer and broadcaster Professor Susan Greenfield believes long exposure to computers and computer gaming is harmful to the human brain. Her book, Mind Change was published in August 2014. In Mind Change, Professor Greenfield discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us. In her view they are creating a new environment, with vast implications, because our minds are physically adapting: being rewired. Using the very latest research, Mind Change is intended to incite debate as well as yield the way forward.

Like Leonardo

Like Leonardo is a new hands-on exhibition about Leonardo da Vinci's working machines: not just a show, but a real live experience dedicated to schools and families. A great occasion to undestand technological evolution.

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