Analysis and Comment

More Analysis and Comment

Research and News

More Research and News

Gravitational waves


Farewell Cassini


Humour and laughter


Scientists at work



Research and Expert Database

Editors’ Picks


More Events

How we are different

10 reasons

Most Read past week

  1. Why mosquitoes bite some people more than others
  2. People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it
  3. The Meg: the ocean’s fossil record is a treasure trove for potential monster movies
  4. Ancestor of all life on Earth evolved earlier than we thought, according to our new timescale
  5. How the internet is changing the way we grieve

Pitch an idea

Got a news tip or article idea for The Conversation?

Tell us

Our Audience

The Conversation has a monthly audience of 10.7 million users, and reach of 38.2 million through Creative Commons republication.

Want to Write?

Write an article and join a growing community of more than 71,500 academics and researchers from 2,485 institutions.

Register now

Make a Donation

The Conversation relies on sector, government and reader support. If you would like to help us have even better conversations, then you may like to make a one-off or on-going donation.