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Science City Meets the Media

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/science-city-meets-the-media/
By Amrita Pal

…III collection of King’s College and from the Royal Society, said Roger Highfield, Science Director. Science City curator, Alex Rose with Tim Craig, seismologist from the University of Leeds The…

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

…Sir Roger explained. Paradoxically, however, impossible images can also be a boon for visualisation: Sir Roger showed the power of an Escher image – ‘Circle Limit 1’ – to represent…

Government Chief Scientist on Brexit, Gene Editing and AI

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/government-chief-scientist-on-brexit-gene-editing-and-ai/
By Bob Ward

…outlining the key parts of his job before answering questions from Dr Roger Highfield, the Museum’s Director of External Affairs who chaired the event, as well as journalists and members…

IVF: from 6 million test tube babies to 400 million by 2100

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/ivf-from-6-million-test-tube-babies-to-400-million-by-2100/
By Amrita Pal

…the 40th birthday of Louise Brown in the Science Museum IMAX Theatre with Louise herself and Roger Gosden, a former doctoral student of IVF pioneer Robert Edwards, and Roger Highfield….

Scientists meet the Media party: ‘important we tell stories about science’s boundless frontier’

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/scientists-meet-the-media-party-important-we-tell-stories-about-sciences-boundless-frontier/
By Amrita Pal

…of Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft. Alex Bellos and Roger Highfield Highfield said that: ‘In the world of museums, we can use a more powerful and ancient language to connect with…

25th Scientists Meet the Media Party held at the Science Museum

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/25th-scientists-meet-the-media-party-held-at-the-science-museum/
By Heather Morris

…right: Sarah Sands, Julie Maxton and Roger Highfield. Highfield pointed out how, in this era of Brexit, the Museum Group aims to further raise its international engagement, pointing out how…

Ultimate molecular machine plays key role in superbug fight

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/ultimate-molecular-machine-plays-key-role-in-superbug-fight/
By Roger Highfield

At a Hay Festival event sponsored by the Royal Society, Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield interviewed the President of the Society, Nobelist Venki Ramakrishnan. The ribosome is a complex…

Quantum Computing: What, Who, How and When?

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/quantum-computing-what-who-how-and-when/
By Roger Highfield

…a quantum computer. He refers to himself as a ‘quantum mechanic’ and in 2018 was interviewed by Roger Highfield of the Science Museum to discuss the rise of quantum theory…

Biggest Intelligence Test Exposes The Limits Of IQ

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/biggest-intelligence-test-exposes-the-limits-of-iq/
By Will Stanley

…think? The answer is an emphatic no, according to the results of a landmark experiment conducted on many tens of thousands of people with the help of Roger Highfield of…

Lord Rees, Astronomer Royal, in Conversation with Dr Brian May

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/lord-rees-astronomer-royal-in-conversation-with-dr-brian-may/
By Science Museum

…event of the Museum’s Summer of Space season, Lord Rees and Dr May discussed the past, present, and future of space travel with the museum’s Science Director, Roger Highfield. Lord…

The past, present and future of general relativity

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/the-past-present-and-future-of-general-relativity/
By Roger Highfield

The birth of general relativity By Dr Roger Highfield Governing the universe on the largest scales, general relativity stands with quantum mechanics, which reigns on the smallest scales, as a…

FIRST IVF BABY LOUISE BROWN CELEBRATES 40TH AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/first-ivf-baby-louise-brown-celebrates-40th-at-the-science-museum/
By Roger Highfield

…conversation with Roger Highfield. John Webster described the sense of anxiety among the team as mum-to-be Lesley Brown was wheeled into operating theatre. The stakes were high, and tension was…

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