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Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern era. Yet, says Professor John Torday, there are vital reasons why they should be recombined. Here he …

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UK government withdraws fracking support

The government has withdrawn its support of fracking in England until further scientific evidence is provided that proves it can be carried out safely.

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Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern era. Yet, says Professor John Torday, there are vital reasons why they should be recombined. Here he …

Comment And Analysis

Game Theory: Bone Wars

Games have never been more popular and in their column Dr Louise Robinson and Dr Ian Turner, take us through Bone Wars: The Game of Ruthless Palaeontology to find out if it is any good...

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.