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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.
15
Jul
Science on the new 50 pound note: Turing tops the shortlist
There were many leading contenders for the honour, such as Stephen Hawking, Srinivasa Ramanujan and Dorothy Hodgkin, says Roger Highfield
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04
Jul
We are all to blame for the huge sexism problem faced by Wikipedia
Around 90 per cent of Wikipedia editors are men, while women make up only 17.8 per cent of biographies on the site. Physicist Jess Wade has a plan to change that
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03
Jul
We can't switch to zero-carbon energy without nuclear power
Physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili says nuclear power is still needed.
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02
Jul
Our future is about collaboration between AI and humanity
Although algorithms can beat radiologists at spotting cancer in scans, humans and machines working together are much more powerful than either alone, says Marcus du Sautoy
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02
Jul
Citizen scientists find clues to help predict devastating solar storms
Results of a University of Reading, Science Museum Group and Zooniverse citizen science experiment
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01
Jul
Why Einstein's theories still have the power to amaze us today
'His predictive success continues to hold us spell-bound,' says Springer Nature editor-in-chief Philip Campbell
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30
Jun
Ethics should be a compulsory course for every science student
'We have a responsibility to champion transparent, evidence-led discussions on the risks, opportunities, implementation and regulation of new technologies,' says Harpal Kumar
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29
Jun
Diversity in science isn't just a moral problem, it's a practical one
https://www.wired.co.uk/article/hayaatun-sillem-diversity-science
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28
Jun
Humans are messy, chaotic and varied. And that's a good thing
"For me, the messiness and flaws are what make us beautiful; they are what define humanity," says the science author and broadcaster Angela Saini
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19
Jun
Why the Periodic Table Makes My Heart Sing
Roger Highfield on the elemental joy of the witty classic by Tom Lehrer
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