Speculative fiction convention Conflux 9, held in Canberra, Australia, over the weekend, offered insights into the hearts of the genre and its people, reports COSMOS reviews editor Rivqa Rafael.
Today we bid farewell to COSMOS Update, the email newsletter produced by the team at COSMOS Magazine which has faithfully gone out every week for almost 7 years.
When science meets parliament, you’d expect clashes in areas where political stances and rational evidence don’t intersect. But it’s a meeting of the minds that both sides enjoy, and the truth is, they have one very important thing in common.
Who or what is killing the slow loris?
It’s a big ask of Santa to defy the laws of physics every year to deliver presents to the world’s well-behaved children. We look at the possible scientific explanations for just how he does it.
Hurricane Sandy did more than cripple New York and kill hundreds – it brought climate change out of the political closet, where some had thought it safely hidden away.
In the wake of the eclipse over Northern Australia, astronomer Amanda Bauer becomes an eclipse chaser.
Every time you use your smartphone, log onto the internet or swipe your credit card, you’re leaving a trail of information so valuable that, at a recent industry conference, it was compared to crude oil waiting to be tapped.
Could our recent obsession with zombies mark an upcoming transition of the U.S. presidency? Or is it just another case of an unrelated correlation?
Medical advances this century may will make our future more bizarre. Get ready for medical science to push the boundaries of what it means to be human.