Helen Gordon’s books include a novel, ‘Landfall’ (Penguin) and, most recently, ‘Notes from Deep Time: A Journey Through Our Past and Future Worlds’ (Profile Books).
The Jurassic fossils of the Cotswolds reveal prehistoric secrets – and can help us predict the future
A pair of amateur fossil hunters have uncovered a section of Jurassic sea floor in a sleepy corner of England
Francis Lee’s film plays fast and loose with Mary Anning’s life – but at least it digs the great geologist out of historical obscurity
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The architect who created some of the most memorable buildings of the last century and was a major influence on urban policy in Britain has died at the age of 88
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