Race to Venus

Our planet's toxic twin has been long ignored. But now space agencies around the world are plotting a return.

Near-death experiences

What happens in our brain when we die? A new field of research might finally be able to provide an answer.

Forbidden medicine

From Nazi surgery to GM humans, unethical research has a long history. But what do we do when the results of these studies could save lives?


  • What if robots took our jobs?
  • Physicist Fay Dowker explains the search for a theory of everything.

Issue 343 on sale 20 November 2019

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Race to Venus © Andy Potts
Race to Venus © Andy Potts