Issue 86 – The Future is Personal

Autumn 2020

Ready for some discovery? Cosmos Issue 86 will introduce you to the Internet of Disposable Things, the lost women of Australian astronomy, the ethical minefield of bioengineering embryo-like structures, and the art of teaching physics to Tibetan monks. It’s also eyes to the sky to look at clouds, why we need so many satellites and how birds are catching illegal fishing.

In this issue:

  • The Internet of Disposable Things - in a future where everything has a sensor, is it possible to have too much information?
  • Windows to the Stars - Astronomy's hidden women
  • Australia's Great Kelp Extinction 
  • Born in China, Taught by AI