Rowan Hooper ローワン フーパー Profile picture
Journalist @newscientist and host of @NewScientistPod. Former Tokyoite. Books: SUPERHUMAN (2018) and HOW TO SPEND A TRILLION DOLLARS (2021). すごい!
Oct 22, 2021 8 tweets 4 min read
I went to see #Dune with ecosystem scientist @ymalhi and we chatted about the deep science of Frank Herbert's world on the podcast. We do go into the sandworms. A quick taster: 1/
(Image: Warner Bros) Frank Herbert was way ahead of his time. In making the link between living things and the planetary system of Arrakis, Herbert anticipated what James Lovelock did with #Gaia 2/
Oct 20, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read
#COP26 is the biggest party of the year, and every party needs a soundtrack.
So me and @inkerley have made one 1/
newscientist.com/article/229366… It’s a collaborative spotify playlist so please do add songs you think we need for the party:
open.spotify.com/playlist/67Qng… 2/
Jul 14, 2020 11 tweets 3 min read
On #worldchimpanzeeday, some of my favourite chimp stories. First: chimp proto-religion! newscientist.com/article/207963… Second: chimps hunting with spears! newscientist.com/article/dn1123…