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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.
In issue 91, we gaze into deep geological time to understand Earth’s turning points and what it means for our future.
- In the field of astronomy, Rick Lovett explains the amazing data being generated from the amazing Gaia space telescope
- Elizabeth Finkel delves into the new generation of archaeologists hunting for new hominin species inside our own DNA
- Paul Biegler reports from the frontier of mind-to-mind communication: from telepathic tetris-playing to military funding [read excerpt here]
- Lauren Fuge explores geological time and what it can tell us about the birth of life and our future [read excerpt here]
- Paul Jackson explains why particle physicists are in a spin about the Theory of Everything
All this plus the latest from Mars, the chemistry of soap, Indigenous stories of our planets, mathematician breaks down Ferris Bueller’s timeline, amazing nature photography, the science of chronological dating and when you’ll be able to buy a flying car.
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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