Index shows American political 'unity' stabilized

Americans' general faith and trust in democracy has stabilized in the first half of 2022, remaining relatively flat through the second quarter, according to the most recent Vanderbilt Unity Index.

100 days of the Minerva mission

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti was launched to the International Space Station on 27 April as a part of Crew-4 for her second mission, Minerva. One hundred days in, mission Minerva is still going strong. From completing ...

Do we care enough about COVID?

The COVID-19 pandemic has already generated its own mythology. In Britain, they talk of the "myth of the blitz"—the idea of a society that pulled together in the second world war to withstand the bombs dropped by the Luftwaffe ...