Tom Hart

Tom Hart

‘These are nothing like the swashbucklers from Pirates of the Caribbean.’ That’s what people used to say about Somali pirates. We were to understand that piracy had slowly built up an undeserved romantic reputation

All about Etna

Europe’s largest volcano smoulders on, but real-time monitoring might help predict the next lava flows
Underground water movement in caves reveals climate action above

Storm birds

The golden-winged warbler is elusive and can apparently predict severe storms. But science is catching up with the bird

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