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Curiosity rover reveals oxygen spikes on Mars

Readings from NASA’s Curiosity rover have revealed a surprising jump in oxygen in the Martian atmosphere in the red planet’s summer months.

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Curiosity rover reveals oxygen spikes on Mars

Readings from NASA’s Curiosity rover have revealed a surprising jump in oxygen in the Martian atmosphere in the red planet’s summer months.

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Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em think…

The Ig Nobel awards ceremony is a highlight of the scientific calendar with its celebration of unconventional and irreverent research results. Jonathan Chadwick spoke to its founder and master of cer…

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

Seeing into a black heart

Big problems need big solutions and can, on occasion, lead to big successes. Such it is with one of the most astounding images science has produced… the first ever of a black hole. The huge collabora…

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.