Dr Roger Highfield explains how when we fall asleep, we celebrate the way that most life on our planet is adapted to the rotation of the Earth, and the daily rise and fall of the Sun in the sky.
Roger Highfield is the Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum Group. He studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and was the first person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. He was the Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph for two decades, and the Editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. Roger is also a science journalist, author and broadcaster who has written seven books and has had thousands of articles published in newspapers and magazines.
‘How to Build a Virtual Human’, a special event held at the Science Museum that explored the future of medicine.
On 3 October 2017 the Science Museum opened new season Illuminating India to VIP guests.
Exploring the first realisation that zero is a number
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs explores a new online intelligence test with an AI twist.
The authors of three critically-acclaimed books met in public for the first time last night to discuss the rise of the ‘post-truth era’ and what it means for science.
Science Museum Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield explores tonight’s Space themed Science Museum Lates, where the BBC will be launching a new live interactive show.
The Science Museum will be hosting a special event that will explore a future where scientists can create digital doppelgängers.
Science Museum announces event ‘Science and the post-truth era’ with Fiona Fox, Matthew d’Ancona, James Ball and Evan Davis held on 31 August.
Help scientists explore the mystery of sleep.
Lord Rees talks about the future of robotics.
They may be images of old model ships but they conjure up evocative new narratives: dramas about storm-tossed journeys through vast seascapes, epic tales of voyages to strange lands, and stories of legendary vessels that loom from ominous fogs.