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The chronicles of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance continued - the first test drives

During it's first week on the planet's surface, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and its Earthbound team has been carefully test driving all onboard systems. This culminated in a more literal test…

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The chronicles of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance continued - the first test drives

During it's first week on the planet's surface, NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and its Earthbound team has been carefully test driving all onboard systems. This culminated in a more literal test…

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Why we need a science of science

At the launch of a new initiative to understand how research is funded, practiced and evaluated, Professor Richard Jones has been wondering about scientific productivity. How it is defined, and how w…

Comment And Analysis

Singing the praises of odd numbers

Annoy peer reviewers and create an inclusive numerical policy? It’s a win win for Dr Matthew Partridge in his quest to right a numerical wrong… 

Interviews

The hidden power of mathematics

As she gets set to tread the boards for the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Dr Hannah Fry talks romantic maths, AI and Rubik's cubes…  

Focal Point

Spectacular image of the Rosette Nebula

This spectacular image is of the Rosette Nebula and is in the direction of the constellation Monoceros about 5,000 Light Years away from Earth.