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The Science Museum's blockbuster robot exhibition

By Anjana Ahuja   February 2017

Space scout robot from Japan in the 1970s © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

 

Robots: The 500-Year Quest to Make Machines Human

Science Museum, London, Opens 8th February

In the 16th century, King Phillip II of Spain promised God a miracle in exchange for his son’s recovery from illness. The king duly delivered: he commissioned a renowned clockmaker to build a mechanised monk, with moving parts. The slightly…

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