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.
Stephen Hawking’s final paper, online free (preprint of “A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation?”, with Thomas Hertog) https://t.co/lq3LuG5WXZ
Here are a few of my latest articles. There are more in my archive.
Stephen Hawking, an appreciation: 'He had an unquenchable zest for life'
Science journalist Roger Highfield remembers Stephen Hawking's great determination - a steely defiance of the odds that took him to infinity and beyond
Remembering Stephen Hawking
Roger Highfield pays tribute to the world's best known scientist
Using 'Virtual Hearts' to Cut Animal Testing in Medicine
Evidence that drug testing could one day be conducted in a computer rather than on animals has led to a team at the University of Oxford winning a major international prize.
Instinct, intuition and mathematics: the divine genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan
Roger Highfield discusses the genius Ramanujan with Sir Venki Ramakrishnan and Dr Eugenia Cheng
Supercomputer peels away graphene's sticky secrets
Roger Highfield describes a new advance in modelling the extraordinary properties of this 2D wonder material
The past, present and future of artificial intelligence
Director of External Affairs, Roger Highfield, recounts the conversation between Eric Schmidt and Brian Cox on the future of AI
Why The Double Helix is still relevant
Half a century after the publication of The Double Helix, Roger Highfield looks at why the book is still relevant today
Ten grumbles about the existence of Santa Claus - and how to challenge them with science
Roger Highfield provides evidence to counter ten Scrooge-like claims that Santa does not exist.
Science of Christmas
BBC Radio Today programme broadcast with Roger Highfield and Hannah Fry
Did you know...secrets of the world's biggest sleep study
Preliminary insights from a pioneering global study of the impact of sleep on our ability to reason and think were revealed recently at a special event in Manchester.