Science and Technology From early scientific instruments to lighthouse optics, bicycles to space age rockets, printing presses to mobile phones, our Science and Technology galleries cover the history of scientific advances and engineering innovation in Scotland and beyond - and provide you with plenty of opportunites to get hands on. Connect Get hands on in our science and technology gallery! Explore creativity, discovery and innovation in five fantastic themed areas: space travel, energy and power, genetics, robotics and transport. Communicate! The Communicate! gallery tells the story of human communication - from jungle drums and smoke signals to morse code and semaphore, telegrams and telephones to mobiles, email and more. Shaping Our World This gallery looks at the ways in which scientific developments over the past 150 years have revolutionised the way we live. Discover the surprising stories behind technology we take for granted today, and find out how Scottish scientists, inventors and engineers have had a major impact in shaping the modern world.