A study claims that digital computers are not always accurate because of the flawed nature of the numbers that they rely on, reports Science Director 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.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a recent discussion of the toxic fiction that is ‘race science’.
Science Director Roger Highfield recaps the wonders of the International Year of the Periodic Table.
Bookings open today for a free exhibition to showcase the Royal Photographic Society’s first Science Photographer of the Year competition, says judge and Science Director Roger Highfield.
As we celebrate James Lovelock’s 100th birthday, Roger Highfield reflects on his scientific achievements.
As part of our Summer of Space, Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Buzz Aldrin about the tense moments before the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969.
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, 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.