Science & Technology
Unmanned flights are the best way to discover the beauty of our cosmic neighbourhood
by Marcia Bartusiak (Yale, £14.99) Most of us have not only seen a black hole but been inside one—courtesy of Christopher Nolan’s film Interstellar. True, physicists don’t expect to find a...
Brian May / July 14, 2015
What would the former Queen guitarist and campaigner do if he ruled the world?
Many feel Francis has gone beyond his remit in taking a radical political stance
Could scientists really bring dinosaurs back to life? An evolutionary biologist explains
Frank Close / May 21, 2015
The limits of knowledge
Christine Blower, Rachel Wolf / May 21, 2015
An inevitability or a disaster? Our panellists battle it out
Aubrey de Grey / May 10, 2015
It should be possible to repair the daily damage a human body sustains
We need a more open and clear-sighted debate about the ethics of this intervention in human genetics