On sale date: 8th December 2016
Earth’s final frontier
Meet the scientists exploring the least-known regions beneath the ocean surface.
Where your gut instinct comes from
Did you know you have a second brain in your stomach? No, really, you do… and it does a lot more than you think.
This is why we dance
Every human society we know about enjoys dancing. But why is that?
How our Solar System formed
A brief history of the collection of one star and eight planets that we call home.
The future of evolution
Are human beings still evolving? We most certainly are…
- Why do we dream?
- Why are gases invisible?
- Do identical twins think alike?
Eye opener – Fabulous pictures from around the planet.
Discoveries – Scientific breakthroughs and discoveries, PLUS: 2016’s biggest science stories.
Innovations – The latest technology news, PLUS: our guide to this year’s must-have Christmas pressies.
Helen Czerski – The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year. So why isn’t it also the coldest?
Robert Matthews – Why being fit beats being slim.
Robin Ince – To beard or not to beard, that is the question.
Out there – Cool science-y stuff to do this month, PLUS: visit Vienna with Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter.
Crossword – Get that grey matter in gear!
My life scientific – With physicist and world-leading snowflake expert Ken Libbrecht.