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Life, the universe and everything – all in Issue 92 of Cosmos. On sale now.
- Meet the scientists that find elusive birds by amazing technology making sound visible [watch related Cosmos Briefing interview here]
- Unpack exactly what’s in Australia’s COVID vaccines and its links to some common foods [read excerpt here]
- Discover what ancient kauri trees teach us about past climates
- Learn what else mRNA might cure [read excerpt here]
- Follow Paul Davies on his cosmological mystery tour [read excerpt here]
- Join the hunt for Earth’s earliest animals [watch related Cosmos Briefing interview here]
- First Nations’ Australians stories of the Southern Lights
The exciting story of the failure of language and the birth of calculus plus a brief history of light; AI searches for the perfect song lyric and the secret history of watermelons.
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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