Science

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Angela Milner obituary
Natural History Museum palaeontologist who specialised in meat-eating dinosaurs and their direct descendants, the earliest birds

Paul Barrett

26, Aug, 2021 @2:15 PM

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NSW bushfire survivors win legal battle ordering EPA to take action on climate crisis
In a ‘landmark’ Australian first, the court found the environmental regulator had not fulfilled its duty to protect the state’s environment

Lisa Cox

26, Aug, 2021 @3:51 AM

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‘Mini-Neptunes’ beyond solar system may soon yield signs of life
Cambridge astronomers identify new hycean class of habitable exoplanets, which could accelerate search for life

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

25, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Genetic fossil’: intact DNA from woman who lived 7,200 years ago discovered in Indonesia
Skeleton of hunter-gatherer found in Leang Panninge cave sheds light on ancient human migration

Donna Lu

25, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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First commercial rocket due to be launched from Australia later in 2021
Taiwanese company TiSPACE is planning three launches from South Australia in 2021, amid hopes the event will provide a boost to Australia’s space industry

Donna Lu

24, Aug, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Nasa delays ISS spacewalk due to astronaut’s medical issue
Sortie will not take place until after SpaceX cargo run this weekend and Russian spacewalks in September

Staff and agencies

23, Aug, 2021 @11:44 PM

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Did you solve it? Logical philosophers
The solutions to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

23, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Logical philosophers
Five existentialists walk into a bar.

Alex Bellos

23, Aug, 2021 @6:21 AM

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Starwatch: the little horse of the sky is not so easy to find
To see Equuleus you will require a dark site, well away from streetlamps, and patience

Stuart Clark

23, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Neuroscientist Anil Seth: ‘We risk not understanding the central mystery of life’
The professor of cognitive and computational neuroscience discusses his work to develop a scientific explanation for how the brain conjures consciousness

Tim Adams

21, Aug, 2021 @4:00 PM

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World weatherwatch: Peru’s saint of storms brings salvation to cities and ski slopes
Seasonal storms that blow up on the Peruvian coast at this time of year are named after St Rosa

David Hambling

21, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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From mentos in a bottle to playing with rainbows: science experiments children can do at home
This Science Week, Dr Karl encourages parents and children to see ‘the beauty of doing physical experiments right at home’

Royce Kurmelovs

20, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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