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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Frustrated that memories of more hopeful times are fading, the artist Intissar Belaid is determined to preserve what she can
Museum directors in France and Italy seem to agree that requiring proof of vaccination is preferable to being shut – although not everyone is on board
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future