Antarctica’s missing meteorites

The glaciers near the south pole are a rich hunting ground for space rocks. But why are there almost no iron meteorites to be found?

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Antarctica’s missing meteorites

The glaciers near the south pole are a rich hunting ground for space rocks. But why are there almost no iron meteorites to be found?

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My quest to be the ultimate evidence-based do gooder

Effective altruists use reason and evidence to maximise the good they do. But follow the logic rigorously and it leads to some surprising conclusions…

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My quest to be the ultimate evidence-based do gooder

Effective altruists use reason and evidence to maximise the good they do. But follow the logic rigorously and it leads to some surprising conclusions…

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The curious case of the vanishing quark

Quarks are some of the most fundamental subatomic particles – but there are circumstances where they seem to simply not exist….

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The curious case of the vanishing quark

Quarks are some of the most fundamental subatomic particles – but there are circumstances where they seem to simply not exist….

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The man who stops burglaries before they happen

Shane Johnson is running the most sophisticated predictive policing experiment ever on the streets of Yorkshire…

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The man who stops burglaries before they happen

Shane Johnson is running the most sophisticated predictive policing experiment ever on the streets of Yorkshire…

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Why the periodic table needs a redesign

150 years after it was invented, Chemists still can’t agree on the best look

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Why the periodic table needs a redesign

150 years after it was invented, Chemists still can’t agree on the best look

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It looks like Finland’s basic income experiment worked

People felt less stressed and didn’t work significantly fewer days…

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It looks like Finland’s basic income experiment worked

People felt less stressed and didn’t work significantly fewer days…

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How Kent Police uses algorithms to triage cases

It is now actively investigating around half as many public order offences…

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How Kent Police uses algorithms to triage cases

It is now actively investigating around half as many public order offences…

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Are we ready for the end of cash?

Governments and banks are considering whether to get rid of cash. It won’t be plain sailing…

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Are we ready for the end of cash?

Governments and banks are considering whether to get rid of cash. It won’t be plain sailing…

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Hunting an oil spill beneath the waves

Oil behaves in strange ways in the water, making it tricky to clean up. Teams of robots can help…

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Hunting an oil spill beneath the waves

Oil behaves in strange ways in the water, making it tricky to clean up. Teams of robots can help…

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Upend atom!

We thought we knew how to do chemistry, but an entirely new class of reaction is forcing us to rethink the basics…

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Upend atom!

We thought we knew how to do chemistry, but an entirely new class of reaction is forcing us to rethink the basics…

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