Science & Technology
The discovery of a new human-like species raises questions about our origins
Fears of a "reproducibility crisis" show we need to stop being naïve about science
The equation is just a collection of sciency-looking symbols
Jay Elwes / August 20, 2015
The Physicist and the Philosopher by Jimena Canales (Princeton, £24.95) Everyone has heard of Einstein, fewer know the name Henri Bergson. Yet in 1922, when they debated in Paris, Einstein was the...
Philip Ball / August 20, 2015
Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science by Richard Dawkins (Bantam, £20) I wonder how many people will feel moved to read the second volume of Richard Dawkins’s autobiography if they...
The surge in aid volunteers has created new concerns
Alex Rogers / August 17, 2015
How we are damaging the oceans
José María Figueres / August 17, 2015
Those who can, steal. We must act now
Unmanned flights are the best way to discover the beauty of our cosmic neighbourhood