Goliath review: Tourism to a ruined Earth explores the idea of home

By Sally Adee Even a post-apocalyptic Earth retains a certain charm for humankind gremlin/Getty Images Goliath Tochi Onyebuchi Tordotcom SCI-FI dystopias of a ruined Earth are thick on the ground these days, filled with the wreckage of climate change: drowned continents, great extinctions and air that is no longer safe to breathe. In the more … Read more

Laughter Lab at London’s Cartoon Museum explores the science of humour

By David Stock and Emily Bates What is it that really makes us laugh? To find out, New Scientist visited Laughter Lab, an exhibition and social experiment at London’s Cartoon Museum. Showcasing a wide selection of cartoonists from the museum’s collection, the exhibition explores our reaction to humour, “that thing that happens in your brain the moment before … Read more