His world map from 1507, the first bears the name of the New World "America," was Martin Waldseemüller (1470-1522 to) world-famous. But only a handful of copies to date of the works have been preserved by the German cartographer. Another 500 year-old original is now sensationally turned up again in Munich
"The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt's New World" (published in the UK and the US in 2015, and in 2016 and 2017 in 21 other countries) New York Times Bestseller Number 2 Spiegel Bestseller (Germany) Winner of Royal Society Science Book Prize 2016 Winner of Costa Biography Award 2015...
To celebrate its 200th anniversary, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia — one of the world’s oldest and largest natural history museums — has gathered some of the gems of its collections in a new book, “A Glorious Enterprise.” To wander through the book’s pages is to experience some of the wonders of the natural world close up.
Top 10 Banned Books - A Brave New World - Written in 1932 by Aldous Huxley, this book revolves around a setting of a drugged, dull and mass society. The book takes place in the future, but it doesn’t provide much hope for generations to come. Read more: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-banned-books.php#ixzz2Oa1DvrqQ
The Palace of Fine Arts was designed by Charles B. Atwood, and unlike other "White City'' buildings, the structure was constructed using bricks under the fazade of plaster. After the World's Fair, the site initially housed the Columbian Museum, which eventually evolved into the Field Museum of Natural History. When the new Field Museum was opened near downtown Chicago, the museum organization relocated and the site was vacated.
Try this water purification process at home with your kids and watch dirty water transform to clean water within minutes. Plus, teach your family about science, the Power of Clean Water, and giving back. Each set of P&G packets purchased donates 3 months’ worth of clean water to a child in a developing country.*
26 of The New UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Nature and Science #unesco
An Infographic Comparing Some of the Fastest Things in the World to the Speed of Light