What lies beneath the deep blue sea? So much more than you might think.
There are a few important ways you can contribute to the Nepal earthquake relief effort from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
In 1815 William Smith drew a map of the United Kingdom which transformed the scientific landscape: It laid the foundations for modern geology, and identified natural resources which would beget the Industrial Revolution. But up until last year, this first-edition copy was considered to be lost forever.
To date, astronomers have catalogued over 860 exoplanets. If that wasn't remarkable enough, scientists have also been able to determine the atmospheric composition of many of these planets by analyzing their spectral shifts. But even more incredible would be the ability to actually chart landmasses and oceanic…
This land formation is an example of what happens when natural and unnatural geological features come together. And if you think that looks strange, check out the rest of our gallery.
We all know what bodies look like from the outside. This cortical homunculus is how your brain sees your body from the inside.