It’s a stunningly beautiful place.
Bristol Bay, Alaska, USA has been untouched and untainted by human activity.
This wilderness was to be the site of a huge copper and gold mine, but the company is now pulling out of the venture, for the time being.
This is the third new mammal species to be discovered this year. The Spiny Boki Melot Rat, with spiky hair on its a back, and a white point at the end of its tail was found in the forests of Halmahera in the Molucas, Indonesia.
This is one of the better graphics I have seen of the Solar System (except all the planets are in a 2D alignment).
BTW 1,000 is not the number of the Solar System, it is the number of posts that I have now written on this blog.
It’s perhaps not one of the best-known island in Polynesia, but Fakarava certainly enjoys one stunning sunset.
It looks a rather intriguing and beguiling place, but Death Valley, California is one of the hottest and most inhospitable regions on the planet.
Red Square in the heart of Moscow, Russia is not really red, except when it is illuminated by some very bright red fireworks, which also turn St Basil’s Cathedral into a blaze of scarlet.
The airline is known as Virgin Atlantic, and the spaceline is known as Virgin Galactic. If you want to have a ride on the galactic spaceship this is the rocket power you will have behind you.
This wavy building in New York City is no trick of the special effects artist. Designed by the world famous architect, Frank Gehry, it certainly stands out among all the straight-sided apartment blocks found everywhere else.
Noctilucent cloud as the name suggests is a bright cloud at night-time. When an aurora backdrop is added to the scene, as happened recently in Scotland, the effect is stunning.
The constellation Vela is more than 3,000 light years away. What we see now is actually ancient history.