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This month's Backchat comes to you from outer space, where our reporters have been sucked into a wormhole to review new movie Interstellar, trying to wake up the comet-lander Philae, and considering a crowdfunded mission to the moon.
Ten years ago this month, researchers announced the discovery of a miniature, human-like fossil, with a tiny brain to match. The ‘hobbit’ transformed the story of human evolution. Four experts discuss what it means for their field.