Tushna Commissariat reviews The History of Physics: a Very Short Introduction by John L Heilbron
James Dacey reviews How To Read Water: Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea by Tristan Gooley
Visually engrossing, scientifically sound, and full of wit and humour, Dallas Campbell's Ad Astra is a charming read, says Tim Gregory
Nuclear plants cannot easily and safely be ramped up and down rapidly and regularly. So how can we balance variable outputs from renewables?
A mix of animated scenes, live footage and sharp science explainers on fusion tech makes for good viewing in documentary-film Let There Be Light, writes Tushna Commissariat
As we move away from large power plants, there will be problems with maintaining the stability of the electric grid
Tateo Arimoto oulines the reforms Japan needs to make to stay ahead in science
In his latest Critical Point column, Robert P Crease examines the contributions to science of Princess Ekaterina Dashkova
Some renewables are variable, so how do we account for the cost of balancing them?
James McKenzie looks at the lessons we can learn from the humble light bulb