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.
Who would have thought that scientists are humans?
Roger Highfield talks to Sir Venki Ramakrishnan about his research on the ribosome, Nobel prize and new book
Sir Roger Penrose's Mathematical Art of the Cyclic Cosmos
Roger Highfield, Science Museum Director of External Affairs introduces the Oxford Mathematics public lecture.
Good Writing Helps Science to Thrive
Roger Highfield announces the winners of the Medical Research Council's annual Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
Space: Man vs Machine
Is it more efficient for humans or machines to venture forth into the cosmos?
Is NASA getting its mojo back?
Roger Highfield helps celebrate NASA's 60th for the Washington Examiner
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 Museum's IMAX audience.
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.
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
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
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.