There are many worlds and many systems of Universes existing all at the same time, all of them perishable.

— Anaximander 546 BC

New Scientist Space - Cosmology

Syndicate content New Scientist - Home
New Scientist - Home
Updated: 9 hours 25 min ago

You can 'see' the closest known black hole to Earth with the naked eye

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 9:00am
Astronomers found a star that appeared to be orbiting nothing at all – but it’s actually the closest black hole ever at just 1000 light years away
Categories: Astronomy

Covid-19 shows why an infodemic of bad science must never happen again

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 8:00am
Once the coronavirus pandemic is over, we must work out how to stop the spread of poor information that has helped make a bad situation that much worse
Categories: Astronomy

Telling Lies review: A twisting mystery for the age of video calls

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 4:00am
Telling Lies is a game where you sift through video calls to solve a mystery. Half the time you don't know what you should be doing, but that's part of the fun, says Jacob Aron
Categories: Astronomy

Why is coronavirus deadly for some, but harmless in others?

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 2:00am
To figure out what makes some people more vulnerable to severe cases of covid-19, we need to rethink what we know about infection
Categories: Astronomy

Covid-19 news: Europe's first case may have been in December

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 1:30pm
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Categories: Astronomy

We really do relive experiences from waking life when we sleep

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:00pm
Brain implants have revealed that we replay conscious experiences while we sleep, with the same patterns of neurons firing during sleep as in waking life
Categories: Astronomy

An ancient river on Mars may have flowed for 100,000 years

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:00pm
We’ve found a 200-metre cliff in Mars's Hellas basin, the first evidence of a river that flowed on the planet for more than 100,000 years
Categories: Astronomy

China just tested a spacecraft that could fly to the moon and beyond

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 11:48am
China just tested its biggest rocket yet, along with a new capsule designed to carry humans to its planned space station, the moon and beyond
Categories: Astronomy

Covid-19 latest: Scientists advising UK pandemic response revealed

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 1:30pm
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Categories: Astronomy

We still don't know how effective the NHS contact-tracing app will be

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 1:00pm
The UK government will begin trials of its coronavirus contact-tracing app this week, but what impact it will have on slowing the spread of covid-19 is unclear
Categories: Astronomy

Red light could be used to precisely target rheumatoid arthritis drugs

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:57am
People with rheumatoid arthritis often take medicines that can have damaging side-effects, but a system that uses red light to deliver drugs exactly where they are needed could help
Categories: Astronomy