Archivo: Cosmos

But apparent signs of recovery in two of New Zealand’s ice floes isn’t the good news it seems.

Sophisticated gas monitoring devices and satellite GPS data are starting to give scientists a fighting chance of forecasting devastating blasts.

‘Squeezed light’ could make for an even more sensitive gravitational wave detectors.

The universe is a lot more complicated than many people think. Paul Davies explains.

Twinkling termite mounds and sparkling acacia trees could mark the spot where veins of gold can be found in a region of Western Australia.

Geraint F. Lewis’ day job involves creating synthetic universes on supercomputers. They can be overwhelmingly bizarre, unstable places. The question that compels him is: how did our universe come to be so perfectly tuned for stability and life?

Particle physics is petrolhead science – a particle-revving, high-octane demolition derby near the speed of light. Cathal O’Connell looks ahead to new ‘Higgs factories’ on teraelectronvolt, megawatt and gigadollar scales.

Charles Darwin learnt a lot from finches, but the little birds still have much to teach us

How a global network of radio telescopes will image, for the first time, the event horizon of a black hole.

This species of ant and the six species of plant it cultivates are entirely dependent on each other for survival.