The discovery of life on Mars would get pretty much everyone excited. But the scientists hunting for it would probably be happy no matter what the outcome of their search – whether life turned out to extinct, dormant or extant.
Brexit was due to happen today (Friday 29 March). Even the Supreme Court accepted the idea that giving notice under Article 50 was like pulling a trigger and the bullet would hit its target. So, what went wrong with the Metaphorical Brexit?
The past may be a surprisingly useful guide for predicting responses to future climate change. This is especially important for places where extreme weather has been the norm for a long time, such as the Indian subcontinent.