Doctor Who: The new era and a blast from the past
As Doctor Who celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, Assistant Curator Saquib looks at some of the Who characters in our collection.
What you see in our galleries is just the beginning. The National Science and Media Museum is home to more than 3 million items of historical and cultural significance.
Our collection is devoted to the science and culture of image and sound. It includes three pivotal firsts: the world’s earliest known surviving negative, the earliest television footage, and the camera that made the earliest moving pictures in Britain.
In this section you can explore highlights of our collection and find ways to discover more about the objects we look after.
Motion capture is used for everything from sports, clinical medicine and robotics to bringing videogame characters to life. But methods of recording movement have existed for longer than you might think...