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Celebrating the improbable

Another year, another heart-warming evening commemorating the silly, unusual and often random side of science.

News

Porous rocks support prebiotic evolution theory

The water-air interface found at pores in volcanic rocks could have been the location of the chemical reactions that ultimately gave rise to the first cells.

In Depth

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In the second of a two-part feature on the subject, Rationally CEO Kristin Lindquist  explains that the …

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Celebrating the improbable

Another year, another heart-warming evening commemorating the silly, unusual and often random side of science.

Interviews

In his element

We spoke to astrobiologist Robert Hazen whose new book, Symphony in C, draws parallels between carbon and music to help explain why the element is so essential to understanding cosmic evolution... 

Focal Point

Chachani mountain

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission snapped this image of the Chachani mountain in Peru. Standing at over 6000m, Chachani is the tallest of the mountains near the Peruvian city of Arequipa.

Sentinel-2 i…