Issue 15: Robots
Look out, the future's here: robots walk (and work) among us! To prepare for the robopocalypse, this month we're approaching our metal friends from all sides. You can never be too careful!
How will robots change how we work, study whales, think about art, connect with science, and explore the Universe? Read on to find out...
Cover illustration by Chehehe.
Human space exploration has languished in recent years while robots lead the charge into the final frontier. Will humans ever venture beyond our pale blue dot?
Art created by robots may do some weird and wonderful things, but how does it challenge the human definition of artistic expression?
As robots replace more and more human workers, the world needs to work out how to transition to an automated economy without destroying society.
Throughout the space age, astronauts have communicated their unique experiences in a variety of ways. Now, in the digital age, robotic explorers are stealing the show and our hearts.
Modern drone technology is helping to find and protect one of the world’s most endangered marine mammals.
Have you ever had a personal experience that made you palpably feel the effects of climate change? Perhaps a trip to a glacier is in order.
The human body is a hodgepodge of imperfections and leftovers, the result of evolution doing the best it can with limited materials.
Humans are happiest around plants, but the cities where most people live are devoid of nature. Walls provide the perfect canvas for more urban greenery.
In Costa Rica, protecting endangered sea turtles can be a beautiful experience.
She stood out as a trailblazing woman in the field of theoretical biology. But for Diana Crow, the life and work of Lynn Margulis gives us lessons we can all put into practice.