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Roll over Indiana Jones - the modern archeologist comes armed with technology

Looking into the past never looked so futuristic as it does today, and the Indiana Jones-style stereotype - with his muck-ridden, dirt digging, tomb raiding archeology - must make way for the lab-coa…

In Depth

Climate change causes in question - weather system interference may displace carbon emissions as key factor

The green economy may be in trouble as new research - described by experts as a 'meteoroligical tour de force' and policy makers as 'too hot to handle' - suggests carbon emission control may NOT be t…

Comment And Analysis

Planet Earth: A user’s guide

In the 2020 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, three expert scientists from different fields will reveal some hidden wonders of the Earth and explore human impact on our planet. In anticipation of…

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...