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In Conversation with the Director: Celebrating HMS Challenger

9 December, 18:00–19:00
National Museum of Scotland​

At this special Members’ event join Director, Dr Chris Breward, in conversation with Dr Rebekah Higgitt, Principal Curator of Science, as they showcase objects from the HMS Challenger expedition ahead of its 150th anniversary next year.

Discover the stories of how a naval warship was transformed into a floating laboratory, how intrepid Scots undertook the first oceanographic voyage and how the expedition catalogued over 4,000 newly-discovered marine species.

Tickets for this event are limited, but the event will also be made available online. (Details of how to enjoy this event from the comfort of your own home will be made available in due course.)

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