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The Sun: Living With Our StarThis autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be staged about the Sun, it explores humanity's ever-changing relationship with our nearest star, looking into its power, beauty and dark side though a series of spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and striking imagery. Items on display include beautiful early Nordic Bronze Age artefacts, which reveal ancient beliefs of how the Sun was transported across the sky; details of upcoming NASA and ESA solar missions; and an astronomical spectroscope made for Norman Lockyer, who used it to identify the element helium in 1868.

 

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The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done in a fun and creative way. This museum is one of the most interactive in the city, with lots of hands-on exhibits. More about Science Museum

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The Sun: Living With Our Star  Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams.  

   
The Sun: Living With Our Star - Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams.

The Sun: Living With Our Star Coronal mass ejection from the Sun, image courtesy of NASASDO and the AIA, EVE and HMI science teams. 


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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  22% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 21st January 2019 - 6.15pm
The Sun: Living With Our Star, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st April 2018 to 27th January 2019
The Sun: Living With Our Star, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship between fashion and the natural world. ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2018 to 24th February 2019
The Sun: Living With Our Star, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully consider the complexity of video games ...More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | Same location as The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The Sun: Living With Our Star
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The Sun: Living With Our StarThe Sun: Living With Our StarThe Sun: Living With Our StarThis autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be staged about the Sun, it explores humanity's ever-changing relationship with our nearest star, looking into its power, beauty and dark side though a series of spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and strikin2019-01-21T10:00:00+00002019-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be staged about the Sun, it explores humanity's ever-changing relationship with our nearest star, looking into its power, beauty and dark side though a series of spectacular interactive experiences, unique artefacts and strikin... More about this event
 
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DATES  9th November 2017 to 28th February 2019
VENUE  Science Museum 
We don't mean to scare you but superbugs kill close to 700,000 people a year globally. In free exhibition Superbugs: The Fight For Our Lives the Science Museum reveals humanity's response to the threat of antibiotic resistance at the microscopic, human and global levels. You'll see twelve real bacteria colonies, including one of the earliest superb... More about this event
 
The Sun: Living With Our Star: Relaxed Private ViewThe Sun: Living With Our Star: Relaxed Private ViewAttractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2019-01-23T18:30:00+00002019-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum 1 minute walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
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Concerts | On 21st January 2019 

Royal College of Music 3 minutes walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

The composer and percussionist She-e Wu, accompanied by College students, performs her work Blue Identity....More

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Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

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Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

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Royal Albert Hall 5 minutes walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

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Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2020 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 10 minutes walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

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Music | On 21st January 2019 

The Pheasantry 14 minutes walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

The Italian-born singer, pianist and composer fronts her quartet to play American standards, French chansons and Italian songs....More

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Marshmallow Laser Feast: We Live In An Ocean Of Air
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Saatchi Gallery 17 minutes walk from The Sun: Living With Our Star

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