List of Objects

Telling a history of our world through objects

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Theme / Science & Technology / 2000 - 2010

  1. Solar-powered lamp and charger Solar-powered lamp and charger Contributed by The British Museum
  2. Industrial Robot Industrial Robot Contributed by Museum
  3. Dolly the Sheep Dolly the Sheep Contributed by Museum
  4. BMW R series GS Motorcycle BMW R series GS Motorcycle Contributed by Individual
  5. Hologram of Maiman's laser Hologram of Maiman's laser Contributed by Individual
  6. Silicon chip disc Silicon chip disc Contributed by Individual
  7. Bionic Hand Bionic Hand Contributed by Museum
  8. Interacting with the World Wide Web Interacting with the World Wide Web Contributed by Individual
  9. Wedgwoodn't Tureen by Michael Eden Wedgwoodn't Tureen by Michael Eden Contributed by Museum
  10.  Clock, thermometer/ humidity recorder Clock, thermometer/ humidity recorder Contributed by Individual
  11. Modern Scrap Sculpture Modern Scrap Sculpture Contributed by Individual
  12. smart phone smart phone Contributed by Individual
  13. Reg Boulton's Madley Satellite image Reg Boulton's Madley Satellite image Contributed by Museum
  14. Volunteers' Window Volunteers' Window Contributed by Museum
  15. HMS Swallow HMS Swallow Contributed by Museum
  16. Speak & Spell and Speak & Maths Game Speak & Spell and Speak & Maths Game Contributed by Individual
  17. Alfred the Gorilla Alfred the Gorilla Contributed by Museum
  18. The tin canister. A revolution in diet a The tin canister. A revolution in diet a Contributed by Individual
  19. Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 pocket computer Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 pocket computer Contributed by Individual
  20. A disposable plastic insulin syringe. A disposable plastic insulin syringe. Contributed by Individual
  21. Digital/mobile phone camera Digital/mobile phone camera Contributed by Individual
  22. iPhone iPhone Contributed by Individual

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