Shaun Veasey

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Scotland's secret book sculptures - in pictures

From Alasdair Gray to Robert Burns, Robert Louis Stevenson and JM Barrie – Edinburgh's secret sculptor has struck again, creating five magical paper models in honour of Book Week Scotland, left in unexpected places across the country. Have a look at her handiwork

In pictures: Best space images of 2013

We look back at some of the best pictures snapped by robotic space explorers and astronauts during 2013.

Space

7 Fascinating Maps Of The Internet

It may seem like the Internet is too enormous to try and map, but over the past few years, several parties have tried.<p>In the gallery below, the Huffington Post has collected some favorites, from a map of the Internet that looks like a subway system to ones that look like the world.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Maps …

The Silence of Animals by John Gray – review

John Banville hails a modern prophet who insists that the world is without meaning<p>Every couple of years or so John Gray presents a new book in which he imparts to us many wise things we seem incapable of heeding. He is like an anchorite who at irregular intervals comes in from the desert to stand …

Interview with a writer: John Gray

(In his new book) - <i>Gray refutes that humanity is marching forward to progress, where utopian ideals of civilisation and enlightenment are the end goals. He sees human beings as incapable of moving beyond their primordial, animalistic, selfish instincts, particularly when factors beyond their</i> …

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<i>Archan Nair -</i> New Artwork titled “ Binary Regeneration“

Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive

<b>Authors & editors:</b> Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP) <b><br>NASA Technical Rep.:</b> Phillip Newman. Specific rights apply. <br>NASA Web Privacy Policy …

Cosmology

A flyby of Venus, a dying galaxy and a birthday toast to Edgar Allan Poe – in pictures

In the week a millionaire promised a hair-raising roundtrip to Mars for a lucky couple, we let you swing by the planet Venus, glimpse the fate of the Milky Way and pay tribute to a master of the macabre on Mercury – all from the comfort of your own home Continue reading...

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Are EU countries failing Syria's refugees? European countries have been criticised by human rights group Amnesty International for the paltry numbers of refugees from Syria they are prepared to resettle: http://bbc.in/18FYvcs Only 10 member states have offered to take in refugees, with the UK and Italy offering no places at all. Should EU countries do more?