New Scientist: The Daily Newsletter, 21-22 Feb 2019

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Content provided by “New Scientist”, 21 February 2019.

Accessed on 22 February 2019, 0545 UTC.

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LATEST

Ancient volcanic lava

Dinosaur extinction lines up closely with timing of volcanic eruptions

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone

Why Samsung’s folding smartphone might prove more than just a fad

A person at a computer

Google says it can’t fix a security flaw affecting all computer chips

Wandering Earth pic

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era

First private mission to the moon is about to launch on SpaceX rocket

First private mission to the moon is about to launch on SpaceX rocket

Ban gas boilers for new UK homes by 2025, says climate report

Ban gas boilers for new UK homes by 2025, says climate report

IN DEPTH

Hyabusa 2

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era

LHC

Evidence of new physics could have been under our noses all along

Apollo 1 crew in swimming pool

NASA’s photo archives reveal 60 years of space travel

The truth about cheese: The terrible costs of our favourite food

The truth about cheese: The terrible costs of our favourite food

wall

The Wall review – A dystopian adventure for the climate change era

plane sign

There is No Planet B review: How to save Earth by changing humans

EDITOR’S CHOICE

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds

piano

A Place That Exists Only in Moonlight review: Sublime raid on infinity


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