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Sir Roger Penrose’s Mathematical Art of the Cyclic Cosmos

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/sir-roger-penroses-mathematical-art-of-the-cyclic-cosmos/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs introduces the Oxford Mathematics public lecture.

Back to the future of Christmas

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/back-to-the-future-of-christmas/
By Roger Highfield

Science Director, Roger Highfield, revisits speculation about the future of Christmas he made decades ago.

The Mathematics of Everyday Life, with Sir Tim Gowers

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/the-mathematics-of-everyday-life-with-sir-tim-gowers/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Science Director, introduced the Fields medallist at the latest Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture in the Science Museum.

James Lovelock’s Greatest Epiphany: Quest for Life on Mars

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/james-lovelocks-greatest-epiphany-quest-for-life-on-mars/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Science Director, describes a key moment in the independent scientist’s efforts to detect life on Mars.

We need a Big Conversation about AI

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/we-need-a-big-conversation-about-ai/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Science Director, highlights how we need new ways to engage bigger audiences in discussions about the future of artificial intelligence.

Competition provides lifeblood of science communication

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/competition-provides-lifeblood-of-science-communication/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Science Director, announces the winners of the Medical Research Council’s annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award.

Science Museum Group Academy: Off to a Flying Start

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/science-museum-group-academy-off-to-a-flying-start/
By Roger Highfield

A pioneering STEM learning initiative has exceeded all our expectations during its first year, reports Roger Highfield, Science Director.

Quantum Computing: Myths and Misconceptions

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/quantum-computing-myths/
By Roger Highfield

Quantum computers will have many valuable applications, but it is important not to get carried away.  Science Director Roger Highfield reports on an IMAX discussion led by broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili at last month’s Lates.

The Problem with Digital Computers

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/the-problem-with-digital-computers/
By Roger Highfield

A study claims that digital computers are not always accurate because of the flawed nature of the numbers that they rely on, reports Science Director Roger Highfield.

What does ‘race science’ look like in the 21st century?  

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/what-does-race-science-look-like-in-the-21st-century/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a recent discussion of the toxic fiction that is ‘race science’.

Bringing the periodic table to life at the Science Museum

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/bringing-the-periodic-table-to-life-at-the-science-museum/
By Roger Highfield

Science Director Roger Highfield recaps the wonders of the International Year of the Periodic Table.

See Our Universe Through a New Lens: Science Photographer of the Year

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/science-photographer-of-the-year/
By Roger Highfield

Bookings open today for a free exhibition to showcase the Royal Photographic Society’s first Science Photographer of the Year competition, says judge and Science Director Roger Highfield.