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Thinktank, Birmingham's Science Museum

Find out more about Thinktank museum and the passion the Thinktank team have for encouraging kids to learn about science!
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World’s oldest working steam engine back in action at Thinktank after restoration project

The Smethwick Engine, the world’s oldest steam engine in working order, built and designed in Birmingham by James Watt, will be powered by steam for the first time in over three years at Thinktank ...

The Brain

Our brains are wrinkly, weigh about three pounds and are approximately fifteen centimetres in length. Size wise your brain is slightly bigger than your two fists. But how big are the brains of othe...