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Andrea Bandelli

  • What I do, where I work

  • I am an independent curious person. I’ve worked with several science centers in Europe and USA, mostly in charge of international collaborations, and I am currently doing a PhD in Science Communication. You can Google “andrea bandelli” to get a better idea of what I do…

Website(s)

  • Pain Less

    Pain Less

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published November 23 2012

    Pain is such a pervasive aspect of our lives - sometimes it's a temporary feeling, with which we can somehow cope, but for many people it is a chronic condition that becomes part of who they are. "Pain Less", a new temporary exhibition at the Science...

  • Codebreaker - Alan Turing's life and legacy

    Codebreaker - Alan Turing's life and legacy

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published July 03 2012

    Codebreaker is the aptly named new exhibition at the Science Museum about the life and legacy of Alan Turing, celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth. The name of the exhibition refers not only to Turing's work on the Enigma machine, but also...

  • The Dutch National Maritime museum

    The Dutch National Maritime museum

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published April 25 2012

    The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam reopened in October 2011 after an extensive renovation of the building (a former naval storehouse built in 1656) and a complete overhaul of the exhibitions. I visited the old museum several years ago, and I...

  • Sexual Nature

    Sexual Nature

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published February 17 2011

    When it comes to exhibitions, sex is a big taboo for science museums. Sometimes they dare to dedicate a small set of exhibits or displays to the topic, usually looking only at the reproductive function of sex without including also the emotional and...

  • The terror house

    The terror house

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published July 16 2008

    There are at least 3 aspects which have the potential to make the Terror House an outstanding institution: the location, which is the actual headquarters of the nazi and then communist secret police in Hungary; the museology, which is quite recent (the...

  • The Dinosaurs of China

    The Dinosaurs of China

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published July 25 2007

    The exhibition "Dinosaurs of China" was developed by the Miami Science Museum in collaboration with the Beijing Museum of Natural History. It opened in Miami in June 2007, and it displays 14 dinosaurs skeletons plus a number of specimens from 4 regions...

  • The Science of Aliens

    The Science of Aliens

    Review

    by Andrea Bandelli Published May 13 2007

    I saw this traveling exhibition at the Museum of Science in Miami. The exhibition is produced by the production company of Science Museum in London "The Science of...". When I entered the first room in the exhibition I was a little confused. In the...