Dark Stars

How a string of strange discoveries could reveal a cosmos hidden just out of view

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Dark Stars

Discoveries from around the world hint at the possibility that our Universe might be full of stars that are invisible to our sensitive detectors.

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How the brain creates reality

That blancmange-like squiggly stuff inside your skull somehow creates the world that you know.

Waste not, want not

Meet the people who are creating valuable resources from waste.

Alexa, tell me a story

We talk to Lara Martin, a computer innovation fellow who wants to teach computers how to tell stories (and maybe play a spot of Dungeons & Dragons, too).

Plus

  • How to get fit at home
  • Innovations: the latest news from the world of technology
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Issue 360 on sale 17 February 2021

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