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Being Leonardo

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James Hankins. 2019. “ Being Leonardo .” The New Criterion. Publisher's Version
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Astronaut Tim Peake to host a new series of landmark films for The One Show

Astronaut Tim Peake to host a new series of landmark films for The One Show

Astronaut Tim Peake will be hosting a new series of films for The One Show in which he will look at various topics in the field of science and technology. The first film in the... Read more ...

In parallel with rocket development, Firefly launches lunar lander initiative

In parallel with rocket development, Firefly launches lunar lander initiative

Artist's illustration of Firefly's Genesis moon lander. Credit: Firefly Aerospace A souped-up version of the Israeli Beresheet moon lander built in Texas could be ready to... Read more ...

Antarctica shock: ‘Giant evolving' sea creatures unearthed by divers below...

Antarctica shock: ‘Giant evolving' sea creatures unearthed by divers below ice revealed

ANTARCTICA divers made an incredible find below the ice, revealing "giant" sea creatures that had evolved thanks to the harsh conditions. Read more ...

Does social distancing work? Coronavirus can travel 8M on droplets, expert...

Does social distancing work? Coronavirus can travel 8M on droplets, expert suggests

SOCIAL distancing measures have been introduced to curb the spread of coronavirus but an MIT researcher has suggested the virus can travel much farther than previously thought. Read more ...

Looking at Censuses Past and Future: A Talk With Andrew Whitby

Looking at Censuses Past and Future: A Talk With Andrew Whitby

The traditional census - counting all the people in a country or locale and tabulating those results - currently sits at the center of a vast web of administrative and... Read more ...

Ken Prewitt Wants to Retrofit The Social Sciences

Ken Prewitt Wants to Retrofit The Social Sciences

“In a world facing many complex, formidable problems,” Kenneth Prewitt asks, “how can the social sciences become a decisive force for human betterment?” Prewitt's piece... Read more ...

Yale's most popular class on happiness is free right now - I took it, and...

Yale's most popular class on happiness is free right now - I took it, and here are the 6 tricks that have already made me happier

Justin Maiman has been a journalist for 20 years; he writes the weekly Ginger newsletter and is the president and managing director of Cochrane Media. He recently took Yale's... Read more ...

Coronavirus shock: Pandemic lockdowns have changed how the planet SOUNDS and...

Coronavirus shock: Pandemic lockdowns have changed how the planet SOUNDS and vibrates

CORONAVIRUS lockdowns are affecting the planet itself, with seismometers across the globe witnessing a decrease in vibrations caused by human activity. Read more ...

Is air-drying your hair really worse than a blow-dry?

Is air-drying your hair really worse than a blow-dry?

Science says yes. To blow-dry, or not to blow-dry. Frankly these are the big old question marks when it comes to healthy hair drying. You're probably well aware that assaulting... Read more ...

Coronavirus test: New app could diagnose COVID-19 by just your VOICE

Coronavirus test: New app could diagnose COVID-19 by just your VOICE

SCIENTISTS are working on a device which may be able to tell if you carry the COVID-19 virus through your voice. Read more ...