End of year Q&A special issue
Are spiders getting bigger? Can air travel ever be green? Is COVID-19 endemic?
Q&A of the year
Could you cook a turkey by dropping it from space? What are NFTs? Does working from home help the environment? What is the carbon footprint of a Netflix binge? And are spiders getting bigger?
Here comes the Sun
With the nights at their longest, bring a little light into your life with this look at winter solstice celebrations from around the world.
2021 in science
A recap of some of the year’s biggest stories from the fields of medicine, genetics, robotics, animal behaviour and space exploration.
You’ve unwrapped the presents, scoffed the turkey and pulled the crackers. Now what? You could take bets on how long it takes your nan to nod off in front of The Great Escape... Or you could round up the family to try and solve our science-themed Christmas puzzles.
- Christmas gift guide
- The science of The Matrix
Issue 371 on sale 1 December 2021
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