Population growth, globalization and technology are changing Earth like never before. A series of images from a satellite imaging start-up shows, in moving deserts, spreading airports and shifting water resources, how rapidly we move things around.
Very cool article. Just a little translation issue with the towns name which probably means 6-Nil rather than 7. Read the article for context.
Different point of view.
In mid-October, astronauts aboard the International Space Station made a majestic photograph of the Sunshine State at night, showcasing the bright lights of Miami, Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville.
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It has been a winter of dreadful weather so far. I spent January flying back and forth from New York expecting to find a different set of conditions at the end of each leg. Whichever way I went, bitter cold greeted me at the end of the jet way and often with a coating of slick ice. It’s hard not to…
Several research groups around the world in the area of mobility and transportion optimization are exploring the use of a particular slime mould, Physarum polycephalum (the "many-headed slime"), to establish the most efficient routes around congested cities and countries.
We are giving you the keys to the universe. Think you can build a solar system that can maintain the balance and spawn life? Design your own planets and stars and try your hand at the interactive Solar System Builder. But construct carefully, the fate of your planetary system requires keen celestial
The earth is round and therefore the challenge of any world map is to represent a round earth on a flat surface. But have our world maps been wrong or misleading for 500 years? It seems as though they have. Although the featured clip in this article is from ‘The West Wing’, the inaccuracies of the w...