Roger Highfield: 80 per cent executive at the Science Museum Group / 20 per cent author, journalist and broadcaster. Views expressed here are 100 per cent his own.
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Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
The $8.5M Race to Protect Planes From Cosmic Rays
Neutron fallout from these rays is hitting aircraft, voting machines and supercomputers - and we need to stop them
Blockbuster Big Bang Theory Under Scrutiny Due To... Dust
By Roger Highfield
Spying on the censors
Metadata helps spies to keep tabs on their targets but it can be used to reveal censorship too
Trapped between Life and Death
People in a vegetative state seem unresponsive, but we can now communicate with them
Rosetta probe closes in on her comet landing
If all goes to plan, a probe will make history later this year when it puts a robotic lander on the icy surface of a comet after an arduous ten-year journey.
Repairing the brain
Revolutionary implants funded by the Pentagon raise hopes for millions with degenerative brain disorders.
Smashing Physics: Inside the World's Biggest Experiment
An excellent, accessible guide by Jon Butterworth to one of science's greatest discoveries - the Higgs boson