Erin Shumpert

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Space Pictures From 1895 Found in a Basement

The 19th century glass plates of telescope images were found in the basement of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute.<p>A retired Danish astronomer recently stumbled upon a treasure trove of astronomical observations from the late 19th century. The oldest images, taken from the …

Should we solar panel the Sahara desert?

<b>Could one solution to climate change be to harvest the power of sunlight where it shines brightest on the planet? Should we solar panel the Sahara desert?</b><p>Four experts discuss the radical proposal with the BBC World Service Inquiry programme.<p>Gerhard Knies: Scientifically sound and economically viable<p>…

Renewable Energy

Top 6 Must-See Sky Events for 2016

Get a sneak peek at the best skywatching sights of the new year.<p>Among other celestial delights, the upcoming year may be best remembered for a planetary disappearing act and a Martian close-up.<p>Mars will be at its biggest and brightest in May, and then in the fall will appear to pass close to a …

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2015 - in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife

El Nino weather 'could be as bad as 1998', says Nasa

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1216000/1216981_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629722_54dcbd936c29bc9f2cd521b40e06f3a2<p><b>The US space agency Nasa has warned that the effects of the current El Nino weather phenomenon could be as bad as those of 1998, the strongest on</b> …

Weather

The 15 most jaw-dropping images of Earth from space in 2015

The Earth Observations team at NASA's Johnson Space Center selected the 15 best photographs, which we've republished here.<p>Check them out, then head over to NASA to view their full image gallery.

South America

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Decorations

Increase Your Mind Power with These 7 Techniques

Open your mind and realize all the possibilities that disclosed to you. There is no end to the debate about intelligence, cognition, and mental …

The Brain