- Mars is closer to Earth this week than it will be for 15 years. In case you were thinking now might be a good time to get off this rock…
- Some planets may be better for life than Earth.
- Reports of rising UFO sightings are greatly exaggerated.
- Drone with a shotgun is yet further proof that humanity is doomed.
- In the name of the Father, Son, and Q: why it’s important to see QAnon as a ‘hyper-real’ religion.
- Related: Believing in fiction – the rise of hyper-real religion.
- The Wow! signal: an alien missed connection?
- There’s too much gold in the universe – and no-one knows where it came from.
- Study finds that the Amazon is near the tipping point of switching from rainforest to savannah.
- The importance of the ancient tree of life.
- The Wire inspired a fake turtle egg that spies on poachers.
- The facts about herd immunity and COVID-19.
- This strange plant virus could treat many cancers.
- Video of the Day: Sarcophagus sealed closed for 2500 years is opened for the first time. Are we sure this is a good time to be doing this?
Quote of the Day:
It’s time to stop living apart from nature, and living as a part of nature.
David Attenborough (‘A Life on Our Planet’, 2020)