Exploration also took place within the Tees Valley and continues to this day with exciting new experiments occurring deep underground to unlock the mysteries of the universe.The exhibition features Captain James Cook, Gertrude Bell, Frank Wild, Ralph Jackson and Katherine Routledge. There is also a detector from the UK research institute and their Dark Matter investigations in their Boulby underground laboratory.
William Thomas Stead
William Thomas Stead was editor of the Northern Echo Newspaper in Darlington, and he pioneered new journalism techniques. He tackled many taboo subjects, such as prostitution, slums, poverty, politics and military intervention.