Robin McKie

Robin McKie

Robin McKie is science and technology editor for the Observer newspaper in London.

Robin McKie is science and technology editor for the Observer newspaper in London.

  • Ghost traps: the hunt for dark matter

    We have no idea what most of the matter in the Universe is made of. Are we finally closing in on ...

    If you were designing a villain’s lair for a James Bond movie, you would be hard pushed to create one as spectacular ...

    September 21, 2015
  • The Neanderthals live on in us

    DNA is writing the missing pages of Neanderthal history as well as our own. Robin McKie reports.

    The two naked men are a magnet for visitors to London’s Natural History Museum. Stars of a new exhibition, the life-s...

    August 18, 2014
  • All set for our first comet landing

    It may answers some questions about the origins of our solar system.

    For an event intended to celebrate a scientific milestone, the January gathering inside the European Space Agency’s c...

    April 7, 2014
  • A brief history of Stephen Hawking

    Stephen Hawking’s fame is enormous, but how will his legacy stand up? Robin McKie looks at the ma...

    Stephen Hawking’s office on the ground floor of a modern academic block in Cambridge is a surprisingly plush affair, ...

    August 1, 2007

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