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.
Quantum Computing: Myths and Misconceptions
Roger HIghfield reports on an event about the future of quantum computing
The Problem With Digital Computers
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
What does 'race science' look like in the 21st century?
Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on a recent discussion of the toxic fiction that is 'race science'.
Hang out with the first tech hipsters - in 1660s London
Roger Highfield on how the history of bleeding edge innovation goes back much further than many realise
Weird synthetic proteins could let us build new kinds of life
All living things are built from proteins created from the same 20 chemical units, called amino acids. Now, scientists at Cambridge are developing new ones
SEE OUR UNIVERSE THROUGH A NEW LENS: SCIENCE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Judge and Science Director Roger Highfield discusses the Royal Photographic Society's first Science Photographer of the Year competition
Happy 100th Birthday, James Lovelock!
As we celebrate James Lovelock's 100th birthday, Roger Highfield reflects on his scientific achievements.
APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING: THE MOST DIFFICULT MOMENTS
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talks to Buzz Aldrin about the tense moments before the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969
COSMONAUT ALEXEI LEONOV'S RACE TO BE THE FIRST MAN ON THE MOON
What if the Soviet hammer and sickle had been the first flag on the Moon, rather than the Stars and Stripes?