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 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, 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.
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI
Half a century after the publication of The Double Helix, Roger Highfield looks at why the book is still relevant today.
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
Preliminary insights from a pioneering global study of the impact of sleep on our ability to reason and think were revealed recently at a special event in Manchester.
Roger Highfield explores the beauty of mathematics at a recent event at the Science Museum