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Project Hieroglyph aims to inspire real science with sci-fi.
There is nothing small about this scientific feat of art.
A new book re-examines Aristotle's contribution to our understanding of the natural world.
A look back at some of our most popular articles.
An eccentric take on some of physics' and technology's trickiest conundrums.
Inside the world's biggest physics experiment.
A look at hand-coloured slides from the early days of photography.
One size does not fit all in prevention.
A documentary on a possibly new species of hominin that lived alongside the Neanderthals.
The evolutionary reasons we are attracted to alcohol.
Geophysical catastrophes can have geopolitical ramifications.
A book in search of extremes.
Cheating by tampering with the deck.
A 1980 wager over over scarcity versus abundance.
A guide through the hidden world of mathematics.
This time we have no one to blame but ourselves.
Cosmos redux is a worthy successor.
A selection of recent books and television series.
New works on how modern humans inherited the Earth.
Looking back on a career of endless curiosity.
New twists on a famous brainteaser.
Addressing the key questions of why how brain needs its downtime.
Two books that chart mankind's battle against disease, the times we have won and the times we have not.
Despite seven decades of research, fusion's potential is still unclear.
A book that examines our sensory mechanisms, how the brain creates flavour and why it matters.
How a competition determined the way we calculate longitude at sea.
Cat Sparks reviews a true new space opera filled with wonder.