Many of us have welcomed Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant and Cortana into our homes. Roger Highfield, Science Director, reports on the surprising results of a new survey of how the public see them to celebrate the theme of the Manchester Science Festival, the future of humanity.
Roger Highfield is the Director of Science for the Science Museum Group
To celebrate Manchester Science Festival 2022, Roger Highfield, Science Director, has been working with Professor Richard Wiseman at the University of Hertfordshire and Professor Caroline Watt at the University of Edinburgh to conduct a survey to find out what you think of virtual assistants, from Cortana to Siri.
To mark World Cancer Day (4 February), Roger Highfield, Science Director, asks the advisors to the world’s first major cancer exhibition for their views of the past and hopes for the future of the field.
Roger Highfield, Science Director, talked to the writer and broadcaster Deborah James about the extraordinary potential of the latest cancer research, the subject of our world-first exhibition.
Before James Lovelock’s event at the Manchester Science Festival, Science Museum Group’s Science Director Roger Highfield talks to him about Gaia, his work in Manchester and climate change.
As one of those who lobbied for Alan Turing to be given a posthumous pardon for the ‘crime’ of being a homosexual, I am delighted that the Bank of England has announced that he will soon be given pride of place on the new £50 note.
An unexpected link between the complexity of storms on the Sun and solar activity has been revealed by a citizen science experiment which could help improve forecasting of potentially devastating space weather on Earth.
Louise Brown was conceived 40 years ago this month, launching a revolution in reproductive medicine that has seen millions of test tube babies born worldwide.