What if the Soviet hammer and sickle had been the first flag on the Moon, rather than the Stars and Stripes? Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, who trained to be the first to walk on the Moon.
Roger Highfield is the Science Director 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.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reflects on the Director’s Annual Dinner 2019.
Roger Highfield, Science Director at the Science Museum Group and judge of the European Inventor Award introduces this year’s finalists and explains how to vote for your favourite.
The first image of a black hole was unveiled today, shedding new light on the most extreme, inscrutable and enigmatic objects in the cosmos.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, glimpses the future of navigation.
In the run up to the opening of our Medicine Galleries later this year, Roger Highfield reports on an unlikely story of how a road rage attack provided the secret of scientific success, leading to a Nobel Prize.
As the Science Museum prepares to open its £24m Medicine Galleries, Roger Highfield reports on a remarkable new insight into why everyone is different.
The ill-fated UK hunt for Martian life that was to begin on Christmas Day 15 years ago has since grown hugely in significance, reports Roger Highfield.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, discusses Venki Ramakrishnan’s critically-acclaimed book, Gene Machine: the Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs introduces the Oxford Mathematics public lecture.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, announces the winners of the Medical Research Council’s annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
A blockbuster exhibition exploring humanity’s ever-changing relationship with our nearest star launched at the Science Museum.