Happy Solstice!

Here in the Northern hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs at 17.11 UTC (GMT) on Saturday 21 December 2013. Meanwhile the Southern hemisphere will be enjoying their summer solstice. Celebrate the solstice by joining us for our annual Christmas lecture at 7pm on 21 December. Research scientist and acclaimed author Professor John Gribbin explores the nature More…

Get your extra hour in bed

UK readers – don’t forget to claim your once-a-year extra hour in bed this Sunday (27 October 2013), as clocks go back for the end of British Summer Time (BST). At 1.00 am GMT (or UTC) on Sunday 27 October 2013, clocks go back one hour as civil time officially changes from BST to Coordinated More…

#AskACurator

Have you ever wondered what the Royal Museums Greenwich curators get up to and think? Do you what to find out more about a particular object or how to install an expensive painting – Well, Wednesday September 18th is the perfect day to find out – as the curators take over Twitter. As part of More…