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Roger Highfield

Roger Highfield is the Science Director at the Science Museum Group, a member of the UK's Medical Research Council and a visiting professor at the Dunn School, University of Oxford, and Department of Chemistry, UCL. He studied Chemistry at the University of Oxford and was the first person to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. Roger was the Science Editor of The Daily Telegraph for two decades, and the Editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. He has written or co-authored eight popular science books, and had thousands of articles published in newspapers and magazines.

Ian Wilmut, who has died aged 79, was a developmental biologist who made headlines around the world when his team unveiled a lamb named Dolly that was the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.

Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a vivid insight into the blood, sweat and toil of mathematics given by James Maynard, winner of the prestigious Fields Medal.

To mark the 25th anniversary of Stargate SG-1, Science Director Roger Highfield talks to physicist Alexey Milekhin and Stargate advisor, Mika McKinnon.

Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses the extraordinary idea that our universe is but a speck in a vast sea of universes with the Astronomer Royal, Lord Martin Rees.