Science & Technology
Fears of a "reproducibility crisis" show we need to stop being naïve about science
The equation is just a collection of sciency-looking symbols
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
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
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