Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, describes efforts to predict solar storms as the museum prepared to launch a major new exhibition about the Sun.
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 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.
Roger Highfield presents your guide to Quantum Computing.
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.
Space weather could wreak havoc on Earth, yet few of us are taking the threat seriously.
To celebrate 65 years since the discovery of the structure of DNA, Jim Watson visited the Science Museum to discuss this milestone in modern science.
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.
Understanding how different networks in the human brain support human cognition is an inhumanly complicated problem to solve, but it has now been successfully dissected by an artificial intelligence in real time, a new study reveals.
Stephen Hawking, the best known scientist on planet Earth will be mourned for his remarkable impact, not just on the field of cosmology but as a hugely successful science writer and a beacon of inspiration for how the limitations of the body can be overcome by the power of the mind.
Evidence that drug testing could one day be conducted in a computer rather than on animals has led to a team at the University of Oxford winning a major international prize.
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, talks to Dr Venki Ramakrishnan, and Dr Eugenia Cheng about the “man who knew infinity”
Discover the role sticky tape played in the discovery of Graphene – a new wonder material.