[sahy-uhns] (from Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe.
How long different animals live, in a vintage infographic by ISOTYPE pioneer Otto Neurath.
Convention on Biological Diversity 1992, is an international legally binding treaty. The Convention has three main goals: 1. conservation of biological diversity 2. sustainable use of its components; and 3. fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from genetic resources
Galileo’s 2 missing fingers and a tooth found
The Voynich manuscript is a handwritten book thought to have been written in the early 15th century and comprising about 240 vellum pages,[notes 1] most with illustrations. Although many possible authors have been proposed, the author, script, and language remain unknown. It has been described as "the world's most mysterious manuscript".
The Voynich Manuscript is considered by scholars to be most interesting and mysterious document ever found. Written in the 15th or 16th century CE, it consists of approximately 240 vellum pages. Its content is mostly illustrations and its script, language and author remain unknown to this day. This image from the manuscript is thought to represent a cosmological design. The Voynich Manuscript is named after Wilfrid M. Voynich, a Polish-American antique bookseller who acquired it in 1912.
In 1995, with their forthcoming 15th anniversary issue in mind, The Face magazine approached Stephen Hawking and asked him for a time travel formula. They soon received the following response by fax.