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‘Tragedy of the Commons’ updated to model climate change

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/tragedy-of-the-commons-updated-to-model-climate-change/
By Roger Highfield

As the museum prepares to explore climate change in Antarctica through dance next month, Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.

How long should we grow human embryos in the lab?

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/how-long-should-we-grow-human-embryos-in-the-lab/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield discusses the ethical dimensions of reproductive science to mark our new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later.

Can planet-sized ‘waves’ on the Sun help predict damaging solar storms?

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/can-planet-sized-waves-on-the-sun-help-predict-damaging-solar-storms/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepares to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.

Adventures in the Anthropocene by Alexander von Humboldt, father of environmentalism

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/adventures-in-the-anthropocene-by-alexander-von-humboldt-father-of-environmentalism/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield describes a recent encounter between Royal Society science book prize winners Andrea Wulf and Gaia Vince, held in the museum to celebrate Wulf’s latest prize, awarded by the British Society for the History of Science.

Quantum Computing: What, Who, How and When?

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

Roger Highfield presents your guide to Quantum Computing.

Women Dominate Prestigious European Inventor Award

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/women-dominate-prestigious-european-inventor-award/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs and one of the judges of the European Inventor Award 2018, takes us through some of the highlights from this year’s ceremony.

Making the ‘Perfect Body’

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/making-the-perfect-body/
By Alice Roberts

The museum’s Roger Highfield challenged Professor Alice Roberts to iron out the scars of human evolution for a new display. Here, the University of Birmingham anatomist describes her personal quest for perfection.

European Inventor Award 2018 – vote for your favourite invention

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/european-inventor-award-vote-for-your-favourite-invention-2/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, Science Museum Group and judge of the European Inventor Award introduces this year’s finalists and explains how to vote for your favourite.

Instinct, intuition and mathematics: the divine genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/instinct-intuition-and-mathematics-the-divine-genius-of-srinivasa-ramanujan/
By Roger Highfield

Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, talks to Dr Venki Ramakrishnan, and Dr Eugenia Cheng about the “man who knew infinity”

The past, present and future of artificial intelligence

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

Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI

Why The Double Helix is still relevant

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/why-the-double-helix-is-still-relevant/
By Roger Highfield

Half a century after the publication of The Double Helix, Roger Highfield looks at why the book is still relevant today.

Disproving ten grumbles about the existence of Santa Claus

https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/ten-grumbles-about-the-existence-of-santa-claus-and-how-to-challenge-them-with-science/
By Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.

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