Starwatch: how to see Pegasus the winged horse

We began the month with a look at the constellation of Cassiopeia, the vain queen who…

‘What a fool’: fellow actors criticise William Shatner’s space flight

The Star Trek actor William Shatner’s recent historic space flight saw him boldly go where some…

Pinker’s progress: the celebrity scientist at the centre of the culture wars – podcast

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Plantwatch: one of world’s rarest trees found near Welsh coast

One of the world’s rarest trees grows in north Wales. There are only 30 of the…

Who are Insulate Britain and what do they want?

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Floating props and little sleep: Russians describe filming world’s first movie in space

Their movie props floated around, sleeping was difficult and they used Velcro to keep objects in…

Earth’s demise could rid galaxy of meaning, warns Brian Cox ahead of Cop26

Humans might be the only intelligent beings in our galaxy, so destroying our civilisation could be…

Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past

In some ways, accounts of “human origins” play a similar role for us today as myth…

Covid-19: v | podcast

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Starwatch: early risers can enjoy a Mercury morning

This coming week, there is a chance to spot the elusive inner planet Mercury in the…

Russian movie crew return to Earth after filming 12 days on the International Space Station – video

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Nasa prepares to launch Lucy mission to distant asteroids

Nasa is gearing up to launch the Lucy mission on Saturday for a voyage that could…

‘Debilitating’: health impacts of smoke from Australia’s black summer bushfires revealed in study

The film-maker Shaun Humphreys vividly remembers the miserable summer of the 2019-20 bushfires. His house, in…

Is gene editing the future of food? – podcast

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Starwatch: Jupiter and Saturn are joined by the moon

Jupiter and Saturn are shining brightly in the southern sky. They are conspicuous because they are…