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At Cosmos, we deliver the latest in science with beautiful pictures, clear explanations of the latest discoveries and breakthroughs and great writing.
Winner of 47 awards for high-quality journalism and design, Cosmos is a print magazine, online digital edition updated daily, and a daily and weekly e-Newsletter. Many articles feature an educational resource with custom, curriculum-mapped lessons for years 7 to 10 which you can find through our Education platform.
Cosmos is a quarterly print magazine. Our four editions each year cover the best of global science. Cosmos is produced by The Royal Institution of Australia Inc (RiAus), a science communications organisation based in Adelaide, Australia. To become a subscriber click here.
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- A new, super-accurate measurement of the W boson might be the thing that changes physics forever.
- Is it possible to make software that takes humanity’s diversity into account? A group of Australian researchers think so.
- Just because we know how to edit genes doesn’t necessarily mean we should. But what if a bit of CRISPR Cas9 work is the best hope to save a species from extinction?
- Feeling lonely is more than a passing thing. Research is teaching us that it affects us profoundly and chemically – right down to the cells.
- From Antarctic water to Kenyan savannah, stunning images from the 2021 World Nature Photography Awards.
- There’s plenty to celebrate about the possibility of driverless cars – and a fair bit to be worried about, in our excerpt from the new book Machines Behaving Badly.
- A new paper has re-examined the evolutionary origins of monotremes – and it raises as many questions as it answers.Surely there are clear reasons – to do with talent and dedication – that explain success? As we discover, it’s not so easy.
- How creatures prepare for the outside world, and why we should be paying attention.
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Our editorial team, along with outside contributors, collaborate to investigate the latest science news, discoveries, developments, events and more. We cover daily science news on our website, along with long features, multi-media and our print magazine content.
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Cosmos Weekly is our new subscription-based online edition and will be published every Friday, packed with stories that go behind and beyond the news to delve deeper into the current issues in science. You can think of it as a mini magazine that will bridge the gap between the daily news stories on cosmosmagazine.com and your beloved quarterly Cosmos print magazine. You can subscribe to Cosmos Weekly here.
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