Preview: New Scientist Magazine – Dec 17, 2022

ISSUE 3417 | MAGAZINE COVER DATE: 17 December 2022 | New Scientist

New Scientist (December 17, 2022) issue:

How reindeer eyes change colour in winter to help them see in the dark

It turns out reindeers’ amazing night vision is thanks to a strange ‘mirror’ in their eyes called the tapetum lucidum that is extra sensitive to UV light

How a US civil war shipwreck became a template for marine conservation

The USS Monitor, an iconic piece of military history, sank 160 years ago. Now a marine sanctuary, the wreck has become an unlikely testbed for ocean conservation

NASA’s asteroid redirection spacecraft was a smashing success in 2022

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test aimed to change the orbit of the space rock Dimorphos, and it did so perfectly

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