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.
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.
Sir Andrew Wiles on the struggle and beauty of mathematics
Roger Highfield reports on a rare public appearance by the great mathematician at a recent event at the Science Museum
Reproduction 2.0 - Three parent babies to gene editing and artificial embryos
Roger Highfield discusses the reproductive science revolution with leading experts
Superbugs are a more urgent threat than climate change
Roger Highfield warns we are sleepwalking to disaster