Once we determine that, we’ll better understand what the Trappist planets can tell us
Philip Ball / February 22, 2017
High-pressure science can produce surprises—as demonstrated by two recent discoveries
Philip Ball / December 12, 2016
Strict regulation can help—not hinder—scientific progress
Haldane, Kosterlitz and Thouless did work at the "tip of a branch that joins the core of physics very close to the trunk"
The virus has been known since 1947, when it was reported in Uganda
Philip Ball / August 24, 2016
“Our world no longer looks quite so special”
A new discovery suggests that it happened—but there is more at stake here than archaeology
“Our fate seems closely dependent on the nearest and greatest of the gas giants”
Philip Ball / June 7, 2016
Siddhartha Mukherjee's recent article on epigenetics has drawn heavy criticism—rightly?