The dog Laika, the first living being to orbit the Earth, lives on in our memories along with her lethal Sputnik 2 mission, on which she was an unwitting pioneer in the USSR's space program more than 57 years ago.
If you happened to drive on London's perpetually congested A13 in late November, you may have noticed it: below a flyover, an eerily glowing orb surrounded by crowds of people who seemed to be crawling in and out of the strange erection. Read more >
The Leidy Glacier faces a barrier as it meets the Olriks Fjord that it feeds into: rock. This image shows how, even for a giant, hulking slab of ice and rock, the path of least resistance is often the most favourable. Read More >>