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Ada, Countess of Lovelace, was the daughter of Lord Byron and the product of the poet’s year-long marriage to Annabella Milbanke in 1815. Ada worked as a mathematician, assisting the mathematician and inventor Charles Babbage (1791 –1871) in his work on mechanical computers. This picture is usually found in the Pillared Room in 10 Downing Street. Take a tour:


One of a series of views along the Thames, John Virtue’s monochromatic landscape shows the dome of St Paul ’s Cathedral set against a white background. He employs various painting methods, using different tools that include brushes, rollers and spray guns. Diane, a member of staff, said this 'stopped me in my tracks when I saw it displayed in the State Rooms lobby whilst rushing by one day.'


Kiss Your Keyboard and Mouse Goodbye With The Leap

The ability to manipulate digital objects like clay was the inspiration for making The Leap. It's tech straight out of Minority Report.

This is my section of the World's Longest Social Scarf. Help us to set a new world record. Create your own section at: #WrappedInMerino

Master Class In A Box - have a look at their facebook page where you can make a mini jubilee museum!

This is what 13 year olds like Ami from Sierra Leone really want. Repin to remind people of what the world’s poorest children dream of.