Never-before-seen gems from far, far away
Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has snapped more than a million photographs, a wealth of image data that's rarely been seen by anyone but scientists. But earlier this year, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) opened up its vast photo vault to the public, asking amateur astronomers to find gems buried in Hubble's catalogue.
After nearly 3,000 submissions, the ESO whittled down the entrants into 10 top finishers, ordering their photos from best to worst. What secret gems were hiding in Hubble's treasure chest? Click through to find out.
The world's last remaining wooden whaling ship has sailed again. Built in 1841, retired 80 years later, and kept on display since then, the Charles W. ... More The world's last remaining wooden whaling ship has sailed again. Built in 1841, retired 80 years later, and kept on display since then, the Charles W. Morgan set sail in July in the waters off Cape Cod. Once it roamed the seas to harvest whales. After more than five years of restoration, the majestic sailing ship is now used as a tool at Mystic Seaport to educate the public about preserving and protecting whales. Read more about the Charles W. Morgan: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/07/140724-whaling-ship-new-england-boston-connecticut-sailing/
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