February 2019

  • Stories about Mendeleev. Dimitri Mendeleev is principally remembered today for his work on the periodic table. But there was more to this scientist than systematising the elements.
  • Trappist-1. Written speculation about life beyond the confines of Earth dates back thousands of years, to the time of the Greek philosophers Epicurus and Democritus. Remarkably, we might soon get an answer from the study of exoplanets – planets orbiting other stars than the Sun.

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