Science

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Starwatch: the moon and Saturn will look great together
Keep an eye out for the planet, appearing like a bright star with a slightly yellowish tinge

Stuart Clark

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Coins make a solid case for the existence of Emperor Sponsian | Letter
Letter: Our hypothesis that the ‘fake’ Roman emperor was in fact real is based on a wealth of evidence, writes Prof Paul Pearson

27, Nov, 2022 @6:18 PM

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Readers reply: will we ever set up an outpost on another planet?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

27, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Lost city of Atlantis rises again to fuel a dangerous myth
Millions have watched Netflix hit Ancient Apocalypse, which is just the latest interpretation of an enduring tale. But in its appeal to ‘race science’ it’s more than merely controversial

Robin McKie Science Editor

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Forgotten photos show how Kenyan archaeologists unearthed secrets of their own country
Exhibitions in UK and Africa rewrite history by celebrating discoveries of overlooked black excavators in colonial era

Donna Ferguson

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder: ‘There are quite a few areas where physics blurs into religion’
To answer life’s biggest questions, says the German theoretical physicist and YouTuber, we need to abandon unscientific ideas such as the multiverse

Killian Fox

26, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘The sheer scale is extraordinary’: meet the titanosaur that dwarfs Dippy the diplodocus
One of the largest creatures to have walked the Earth is to become the Natural History Museum’s new star attraction

Robin McKie Science Editor

26, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Why growing fungi at home is beginning to mushroom
Home fungus growers can boost soil quality in small gardens and cultivate exotic varieties using coffee grounds and online kits

Helena Horton Environment reporter

26, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Surprisingly tasty’: putting Neanderthal cooking to the test
Evidence has been found of complex cooking by Neanderthals. Our writer finds out how their meals might have tasted

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Could hemp be a key tool in fight against climate change?
The fast-growing plant is believed to be twice as effective as trees at absorbing and locking up carbon

Jeremy Plester

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Coins study suggests ‘fake emperor’ was real, say scientists
Hoard once thought to be a fraud appears to be genuine, indicating mysterious Roman Sponsian lived

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

23, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Paralympic athlete from UK in latest intake of ESA astronauts
John McFall, 41, becomes first astronaut with physical disability to be recruited by European space agency

Ian Sample Science editor

23, Nov, 2022 @4:22 PM

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