Our quarterly communication of news from Earth and outer space, including a wimpy particle, attempts to contact aliens, and the truth about Jupiter’s shocking past.
Our quarterly communication of news from Earth and outer space, including a novel hypothesis about the death of the universe, a letter addressed to aliens, and the first interstellar meteorite.
Our science editor delivers news from Earth and space, including the James Webb Space Telescope, the sun’s Nemesis, and the longest thunderbolt ever recorded.
Gravitational waves are a significant development in astrophysics, opening up new avenues of cosmic understanding. But what are they?
Much of the physical world is invisible to us – none more so than the concepts of dark companions, dark matter and dark energy in astronomy.
What analogies and metaphors might be useful in describing the processes of planets and stars in our solar system?
Astrobiologist Janusz Pętkowski talks about whether extra-terrestrial life might exist on the planet Venus.
Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.
Our sun has been burning for 4.5 billion years, but it was not the first of its kind – those stars belong in a corner of the universe that spans 14 billion years.
In 1847, Maria Mitchell became the first American woman astronomer to discover a comet. Alongside her love for the stars, she was a passionate campaigner for gender equality in the sciences.
The act of inheriting recipes is tied intrinsically with culture. It occurs not simply through remembering a technique, but within an unspoken sensory and emotional realm.
Astronomer Paweł Preś talks about geomagnetic storms, drunk photons, and why the sun is much more powerful than we could ever imagine.
Cultural historian Jarosław Dumanowski talks with Magdalena Kasprzyk-Chevriaux about maintaining nutritional knowledge and the importance of our culinary roots.
Food isn’t simply a gustatory experience. It can also evoke associations with people and places, taking us on an emotional trip down memory lane.
In 1967, Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars. Seven years later, her supervisor was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for this groundbreaking discovery, but Bell’s name was nowhere to be found. We tell her story.