Leap Years

2020 will have an extra day, but what is the origin of this leap year? Amelia Ortiz-Gil, PhD in astrophysics and disseminator for the Astronomical Observatory of the University of Valencia, answers.
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2020's volume focuses on the challenges of science, forensic sciences, the involvement of the scientific community in Nazism, and the different evolutionary scenarios that help us understand biodiversity.
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We want to say goodbye to 2019 collecting the most popular interviews of the year in our website.
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life expectancy

How long will humans live in the future? Humans as a species are programmed to live over 100 years, and are even considered to be capable of living up to 120 years.
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The fourth volume of 2019 explores the crossroads between current biodiversity and evolution on Earth.
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aurores boreals

Auroras originate in the Sun. The star continuously emits particles which, when solar activity is high, reach the Earth's atmosphere in the form of large bursts of solar wind.
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Mètode collects Fernando Sapiña's articles from Science at the table in a new volume of the collection «Monografies Mètode»  edited by Juli Peretó.
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Cinema amb olors

A principis del segle XX, va començar a sorgir la idea d’un «cinema amb olors». Malgrat els nombrosos intents de portar els olors a les pel·lícules, aquests no van acabar de funcionar  perquè la mida de les sales provocava que les olors es perderen o no donaren efecte al moment desitjat.
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The third volume published by Mètode in 2019 sheds light on the involvement of science in the policies of the Third Reich.
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reptil

Both insects and reptiles moult. However, there are some differences between both groups. Professor Jesús Selfa Arlandis explains.
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