Cover Preview: Science Magazine – June 3, 2022

Science Magazine – June 3, 2022: A 10th-century Maya structure at Chichen Itza, Mexico, is often called the Observatory for its expansive view of the sky and a design seemingly guided by key positions of the Sun, Moon, and planets. The historic Maya anchored their calendars and rituals to celestial events, and their astronomical knowledge is now coming into sharper focus thanks to new analyses of archaeological relics and insights from today’s Maya.


France-AmériqueJune 2022

French Lands Adrift in the Ocean

Some 3 million people live in French overseas territories – islands like Guadeloupe, Martinique, Polynesia, New Caledonia, Réunion, and Saint Pierre and Miquelon, remnants of France’s colonial empire. We explore these distant lands that are regularly pushing for independence. Also in this issue, meet the French community of Hawaii, read about Alma de Bretteville Spreckels – the “great-grandmother of San Francisco” and a friend of Rodin – and discover our interview with U.S. historian Stephen Bourque on the “the Allied war against France” during the Normandy landings. Lastly, we bring you the story of Disneyland Paris, which revived fears of Americanization in France when it opened 30 years ago.

Preview: New Scientist Magazine – June 4, 2022

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New Scientist Magazine – 4 June 2022


  • CULTURE Doctor Who: Worlds of Wonder review: The science behind the show
  • FEATURES Fast fashion is ruining the planet – here’s how to make it sustainable
  • FEATURES Can you take the trip out of psychedelics and still treat depression?