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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.
01
Oct
Space: Man vs Machine
Is it more efficient for humans or machines to venture forth into the cosmos?
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01
Oct
Is NASA getting its mojo back?
Roger Highfield helps celebrate NASA's 60th for the Washington Examiner
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05
Sep
THE STRANGE ALLURE OF SAD SONGS, AND OTHER MUSICAL MYSTERIES
Roger Highfield discusses an improvised musical encounter between musician Joe Stilgoe, polymath Philip Ball and the Museumís IMAX audience.
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01
Sep
SURPRISE SOLAR STORM UNDERLINES NEED FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE EXPERIMENT
The Carrington Event of 1859 is the most violent solar storm on record. A storm of its magnitude would cause devastating effects today. Roger Highfield and Harry Cliff explore more.
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23
Jul
IVF Revolution: Past, Present and Future
Roger Highfield, Director of External Affairs, examines the reproductive science revolution to mark our new exhibition, IVF: 6 Million Babies Later
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22
Jul
Jean Purdy, the unsung mother of 6m IVF babies
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the birth of the first test-tube baby, we salute a forgotten IVF pioneer
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20
Jul
For the good of humanity, let's shove a scientist on Love Island
Monica Grady talks to WIRED about life beyond Earth, Donald Trump, and, why we might need more science in soap operas.
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19
Jul
'Tragedy of the Commons' updated to model global climate change
Roger Highfield reports on the latest insights from game theorists.
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19
Jul
The big problem with big data? Without theory, it's just garbage
Roger Highfield talks to Uta Frith, in the fourth of the Scientists meet the Media series
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18
Jul
Let's focus on effective social care, not high-profile tech fixes
Statistician David Spiegelhalter on the accountability of algorithms and more
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