Cosmos Issue 55

Issue 55: Food Wars

Modern agriculture is under attack. Critics blame it for polluting the planet, destroying forests and damaging human health. In its place they hold up organic methods as the alternative that will feed the world in a more sustainable way. COSMOS invites you to test your ideas and reflect on the challenges facing agriculture in the 21st century. :


Inside this issue

Features

Regular sections

Foreword

With the prospect of feeding a population expected to reach 11 billion this century, against the backdrop of a climate that grows more punishing, food security is very much part of the conversation.

Feedback

Reader's letters; "Where in the COSMOS?" winners.

Gallery

HOLODECK

Neutrino Hunt: Catching an interstellar visitor beneath the Antarctic ice.

Profile

Rebecca Wragg Sykes - Neanderthals should not be dismissed as the losers of the Ice age

Fiction

Simulation theory by Jo Anderton

Reviews

Neanderthals, giraffes, the magic of Martin Gardner and the genius of David Attenborough.

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