Roger Highfield was born in Wales, raised in north London and became the first person to
bounce a neutron off a soap bubble. He was the science editor of The Daily Telegraph for
two decades and the editor of New Scientist between 2008 and 2011. Today, he is the
Director of External Affairs at the Science Museum Group. Roger Highfield has written seven
books, most recently Supercooperators: The Mathematics of Evolution, Altruism and Human
Behaviour, and published thousands of articles in newspapers and magazines. For Mosaic, he has written on reading vegetative minds, as well as conducting an in-depth interview with Craig Venter.