The science stories that shaped 2019

The science stories that shaped 2019

From the first image of a black hole to a detailed survey of sea ice in the Arctic, scientists pick the breakthrough moments that defined the yearThe world awoke to the need to combat global heating Was 2019 the year people finally started to listen to climate...
The Mystifying Case of the Missing Planets

The Mystifying Case of the Missing Planets

After the sun formed, the dust and gas left over from its natal cloud slowly swirled into the eight planets we have today. Small, rocky things clung close to the sun. Gigantic gas worlds floated in the system’s distant reaches. And around countless stars in the...