tue 05/03/2024

Jon Turney

Articles By Jon Turney

Tom Chatfield: Wise Animals review - on the changing world

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Caspar Henderson: A Book of Noises - Notes on the Auraculous review - a call to ears

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Helen Czerski: Blue Machine review - how the ocean works

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Matthew Shindell: For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet review - a world of possibility

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Jonathan Kennedy: Pathogenesis - How Germs Made History review - a return to the infections that formed us

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Sally Adee: We Are Electric review - currents that run through us all

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Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of the Imagination, Science Museum review - travel to a galaxy not so far away

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Philip Ball: The Book of Minds review - thinking about the box

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Thomas Halliday: Otherlands review - diving into the deep past

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Mark Bould: The Anthropocene Unconscious review - climate anxiety is written everywhere

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Ananyo Bhattacharya: The Man from the Future review - the man, the maths, the brain

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Nichola Raihani: The Social Instinct review - the habits of co-operation

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Michael Spitzer: The Musical Human review - charting our age-old relationship with music

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