Author: Scott Dutfield

Interview: Dr Jason McKeown

Meet the man behind Modius – the electro-stimulation headset that tricks the brain into thinking you’re working out Dr Jason McKeown is the CEO and co-founder of Modius Health. Here he explains the science...

Call for Entries: Science Photographer of the Year 2019

Coral Architecture by Andrey Narchuk Could you be the next Science Photographer of the Year? Entries are now being accepted for The Royal Photographic Society’s new Science Photographer of the Year competition 2019. There...

Issue 126 preview: Secrets of the Dinosaurs

How new discoveries are bringing these extinct beasts back to life Also inside: Hypersonic aeroplanes, movie special effects, Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks and more!! Find your nearest copy here 🌎 Pick up your copy of issue...

Inside the humpback whale

Discover the amazing anatomy of one of Earth’s biggest mammals Longer than a London bus and weighing more than four African elephants, humpback whales are true giants of the ocean. In the harsh conditions...

Top Tips: How to observe the moon

What can you see on the lunar surface with the naked eye or a telescope? Throughout human history, the Moon has been a fascinating target of observation. From its more mythical beginnings, we now...

Culinary Science: How does sous vide work?

Image credit: Anova Culinary To ensure their food is cooked to perfection, many top chefs use a method called sous vide, which is French for ‘under vacuum’. It involves sealing raw ingredients in vacuumed...

What was the Chernobyl disaster?

Explore the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident and discover how it has made an incredible recovery When the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in 1986, it released five per cent of its 200-ton...

Explored: The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa

Discover one of the seven wonders of the Middle Ages On the northern coast of Egypt, in the bustling city of Alexandria, lay the catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The tomb’s Arab name was given...