Thursday, 26 July 2007

State of the universe 2007

Human-grizzly bear interactions, a natural history of the atmosphere, and profiles of 120 amazing, terrifying and bizarre prehistoric monsters that strode the land, terrorised the seas and patrolled the air - all in our science recent picks this month. Plus, take stock of the universe in 2007, become a historical tourist in the world of weights and measures, and re-discover your sense of wonder in the natural world through Darwin. Factoid: hapless 1920s inventor Thomas Midgley was responsible for both the process of adding lead to petrol, and the development of CFCs. Solving a refrigeration problem, he inadvertently created chemicals that punched a hole in the sky...

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