The Last Word


26 – 30 November

This week, Heather reveals the man behind the jade mask.

932,891,133 galaxies, over a 14,555-square degree patch of the sky, going 3 billion years back into a universe that’s 13.6 billion years old. You can’t comprehend numbers like these, but Ann tells you how to feel them.

How big a role does your brain play in physical endurance? Cassie the marathon woman updates us on the latest research.

Squirrel physics. And snake physics. That’s all you need to know.

Ann tells Abstruse Goose that the real party starts when the people go away, under the light of Rigel, Betelgeuse, Bellatrix and Saiph.

Oh and we started a new thing: Sunday stories. A weekly roundup in which we direct you to our favourite bits of the internet.



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