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Mirror image: Amazing picture of Chilean mountain range reflecting in water among nominees for 2016 World Photography Awards

• <b>Sweeping landscapes and striking portraits have been shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards</b>• <b><br>The annual photography competition, the world's</b> …

Awards

Hiking the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Trail

The Lakeshore Trail at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore<b></b><b><br>The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Path travels for 5 miles along the ridge line of</b> …

The world's best train views

Trains

Photo Friday: Landscape Photography

American landscape photography stemmed from a fascination with the American West. As cities on the East Coast swelled with people in the mid to late 19th-century, Americans looked beyond the Mississippi with great promise. Since the land was wild and off-limits to most, landscape photography …

Landscape Photography

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>At the western fringe of Europe is a marginal zone where the force of the Atlantic crashes against the jagged rock defenses of Ireland’s western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way, a new driving route …

Ireland

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

New Magnificent Photos of Beautiful Libraries around the World

Since 2011, French-born, New York-based photographer Franck Bohbot has traveled all over the world in a quest to document the captivating beauty of libraries for his ongoing series titled <i>House of Books</i>. From Rome to Tokyo to Paris, he creates a visual record of the cultural institutions that have …

France

Norway's fjords by kayak: Stunning Scandinavian landscape photographs - Telegraph

Kayaking

Straws in the LHC wind: Lepton universality and an update on "that bump"

A couple of months ago I wrote about an anomalous bump in data from the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. This is one of a few little indicators we have from the data recorded over the past years, straws in the wind which, if we are lucky, are the first signs of a new breakthrough. Another such teaser …

Physics

Reuben Wu on Creating Mesmerizing Landscape Photos

<i>All images by Reuben Wu. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Reuben Wu lives the dream of the artist in many ways. He first got into photography after …

Google Earth

National Geographic Magazine

See Previous Issues<p><img itemprop="contentUrl" style="transition: opacity 0.4s; opacity: 1;"></picture></div> <div>April 2018</div></a> </div> <div class="prev_iss_cover"> <a href="https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/03" target="_self"> <div class="LazyLoad is-visible"><picture><source …

Extreme Sports

Philosophers explain the meaning of the Kierkegaard quote that comforts Joe Biden

In an emotional interview with TV host Stephen Colbert, US vice president Joe Biden mentioned that he’d found solace in the writing of Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. He said that his wife, Jill Biden, had taped a Kierkegaard quote to the mirror, which read “Faith sees best in the dark.”<p>The …

Joe Biden

Are Peter Singer’s ideas too dangerous to hear?

If you are an animal, Peter Singer might be the closest thing you have to Moses. If you are a severely disabled human baby — or a disability activist …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Dark Matter

Apophenia and making sense of loss on a Friday night

I was having a conversation with my wife yesterday, about which word is more heartbreaking: ‘dead’ or ‘died’. She suggested ‘dead’, given its sense of finality. For me, ‘died’ seems much worse, as it evokes a sense of recency; of immediate, raw pain that hasn’t had a chance to kick in yet, let …

Grandparents

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Ramadan: a guide to the Islamic holy month

Muslims around the world are preparing for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting – date in hand – for the seconds to tick by until the call to prayer at sunset, why do Muslims fast and what is Ramadan?<p><b>What is …

Islam

10 of the best beaches … that you’ve probably never heard of

Vault Beach, Cornwall, UK<p>Around nine miles from St Austell, which has plenty of its own beautiful bays and beaches that can be reached by the coastal footpath, you’ll find Vault Beach. A 20-minute cliff-top walk from Gorran Haven, near Dodman Point, the wild beach consists of a long strip of clean …

National Parks

The ‘most powerful’ classroom innovation — by the $1 million teaching prize winner

Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous books, including the classic …

Teaching

New Christoph Neimann Illustrations Incorporating Ordinary Objects That Complete the Intended Image

Artist Christoph Neimann (previously) has added new work into his Sunday Sketching project which incorporates ordinary objects such as socks, …

500 Response has already been committed

Beaches

What this NASA scientist meant about California having a year of water left

California Governor Jerry Brown announced his state's first-ever mandatory statewide water restrictions on Wednesday, seeking to curb water use by at …

Photographer Journeys Around the Globe and Documents the Beauty of Women from Different Countries

Some 24 months ago 29-year-old Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc ditched her day job and began journeying around the globe in search of women from …

Beauty

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

National Parks

How Gravitational Waves Work (Infographic)

Einstein's general theory of relativity suggests, among other things, that masses in space distort the geometry of space-time. In addition, moving …

Magnificent Examples of Nature Photography Showcase Norway’s Scenic Views

For most photographers, when it comes to fantastic landscapes, Norway has some of the world’s best views with its dramatic panoramas. These include …

Nature Photography

Why Auroras Are Red on Mars

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft picked up on a dazzling light display on the Red Planet.<p>NASA recently announced a surprising sight from its Martian observatory: An intense aurora had blanketed the planet’s northern hemisphere in a rippling veil of light. Such light shows aren’t uncommon on Earth—a solar …

Jupiter Smashed The Super-Earth Version Of Our Solar System

Our Solar System may have once been made up of a number of super-Earths – until Jupiter came barrelling through the planetary system like a wrecking ball.<p>A new study by Caltech planetary scientist Konstantin Batygin and UC Santa Cruz professor of astronomy and astrophysics Gregory Laughlin suggests …

Universe