Rosalind Broomhall

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The Story Behind the Haunting 9/11 Photo of a Man Falling From the Twin Towers

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The Secret Life of Plants

How ayahuasca, an ancient Amazonian hallucinogenic brew, became the latest trend in Brooklyn and Silicon Valley.<p>The day after Apollo 14 landed on the moon, Dennis and Terence McKenna began a trek through the Amazon with four friends who considered themselves, as Terence wrote in his book “True …

University of Washington

How the First Gravitational Waves Were Found

After decades of speculation and searching, a signal came through. It promises to change our understanding of the universe.<p><i>Note: On October 3, 2017, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that the Nobel Prize in Physics would be awarded to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne, and Barry Barish, three</i> …

The Eiffel Tower Stands Strong: Pictures

Europe

How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet

In an era when the media whips itself into a frenzy over how to make things go viral, and marketers take their cues from big brands, a government entity has quickly and quietly become the darling of the internet.<p>Those searching for proof need look no further than this week’s Pluto flyby. After a …

Social Media

The Paston Letters Go Live

The collection known as the Paston Letters is one of the largest archives of 15th-century English private correspondence, comprising about 1000 …

Genealogy

Saint Martin, expansion and revivals

2016 witness the 1700-year anniversary of St. Martin of Tours. An international symposium will be organized in Tours in 2016 to address St, Martin …

Durham University

The Paston Letters Online

The collection known as the Paston Letters is one of the largest archives of 15th-century English private correspondence, comprising about 1000 …

Genealogy

Unusual eruptions of solar material from Sun’s atmosphere on Jan 17, 2013 #SolarSunday http://t.co/EvZbWXdn7l

Earth Day in Photos

Al Gore

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

Hubble Space Telescope

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area