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.
Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient me... More Before the advent of agriculture 10,000 years ago, humans got their food by hunting, gathering, and fishing. Scientists are turning to these ancient methods of subsistence for insights into how we can feed our growing global population in years to come—without overwhelming the planet. In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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