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Web life: 94 Elements

A documentary film project about the chemical elements and how people interact with them

To the world's end, in 15 questions

A book full of questions about cosmology, reviewed by Virginia Trimble

Between the lines

An insider’s guide to the Curiosity rover, a history of fusion and a guide to difficult mathematical problems, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Too hot to handle

A book about the complex history of nuclear waste in the US, reviewed by Robert Hayes

Web life

A blog about alternative ways of measuring the impact of scientific papers

Explaining the second quantum revolution

Jonathan Jones finds much to appreciate in this experimentally-minded guide to quantum information theory

Between the lines

Science-fiction short stories based on real exoplanets and advice for young scientists from the biologist Edward O Wilson, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Exploring the initial conditions

A book that links evolution and cosmic events, reviewed by Richard Corfield

Between the lines

A play about Newton and books about Internet spam and quantum randomness, reviewed by Margaret Harris

More ice, less politics

A book about climate science in the polar regions, reviewed by Liz Kalaugher

Web life

A blog that takes an "astrophysicist's-eye view" of energy issues

Web life

A "blog carnival" that shines a spotlight on the month's best science blogs

It's that particle again

Sean Carroll's account of the Higgs search and its implications, reviewed by Patrick Fox

Between the lines

Books on sexy statistics and elegant particles, reviewed by Margaret Harris

Structural disputes

A biography of the mathematical biophysicist Dorothy Wrinch, reviewed by Athene Donald