Some philosophers argue that consciousness pervades the universe. But not everyone is convinced.
New Zealand's gentle giant
Even as conservationists seek to save spruce grouse, their decline may signal broader issues for forest birds
The global boom in sand mining threatens millions, a new study of the Mekong River suggests
She's a woman of many names
Kapetyn b: 100-billion-year-old ice is more than just a dream
The eminent, illuminated summer insect
The nocturnal beauty named after the moon
Luyten b: One of the most promising candidates for another Earth yet
Beetles, boiling and 'bombs.' What's not to love?
2M1207b: The oldest photograph of an exoplanet we have
Found in South America — not Rome
Barnard’s Star b: Another nearby planet with a hidden world
Arjan Dwarshuis’ record-setting year shows how much birdwatching has changed
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