As part of our Lights Out for Darker Skies exhibition Young Curator Maeve Cushla learnt to photograph the night sky at Porthcurno and discovers the different techniques used in astrophotography.
During National Gardening Week, our Young Curator Maeve Cushla decided to observe the PK gardens and record the types of species spotted enjoying the plants!
In 2020, PK Porthcurno was gifted a collection of digitised films, the majority of which have been filmed by Sir Edward Wilshaw, Chairman for Cable & Wireless from 1936 to 1947.
Introducing PK’s 2021 Citizen Curators and International Research Interns and the projects that they will be undertaking using our archives and collection.
In our latest Planet PK blog, Maeve Cushla explores the positive and negative effect of social media and how it contributes to our understanding of the environment.
Sophie Meyer, Collections Cataloguer at PK Porthcurno unearths a mystery during some recent research in the photography archive.
Learn about the SES sponsored digitisation of 448 engineers reports from our archive that is being undertaken by the collections team.
In our latest Planet PK blog, we observe the elegant roe deer, captured on the Tevi camera, positioned on the museum grounds.
It’s British Science Week and we are looking at the advent of the electric telegraph – the precursor to today’s internet!
In our latest Planet PK blog, we discuss our work with Penwith Landscape Partnership, Cornwall AONB and Cornwall Council in supporting the West Penwith application aiming to become an International Dark Sky Park.
To celebrate the International Day of Women in Science we highlight a groundbreaking unit of Cable & Wireless that launched with the first female employees to be stationed overseas.
In our latest Planet PK blog, we look at the recent swell in Cornwall, and the potentially devastating effect these swells can have on our coastal landscape and coastal communities.