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Pocket’s Best of 2021: Science

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    How to Survive a Killer Asteroid

    Cody CassidyLaurence Knight

    WIRED

    The impact that wiped out the dinosaurs would probably have killed you too—unless you were in the exact right place and had made the exact right plans.

    The Real Reason Humans Are the Dominant Species

    Justin Rowlatt

    BBC

    From early humans rubbing sticks together to make fire, to the fossil fuels that drove the industrial revolution, energy has played a central role in our development as a species. But the way we power our societies has also created humanity’s biggest challenge.