Researchers from Australia’s Griffith University have made stunning discoveries that are changing the way we think about the history of art and the development of early man. Their extensive research into Paleolithic cave art in Borneo, published in Nature, includes dating the world’s oldest figurative painting. Going back as early as 40,000 years ago, these paintings are a breakthrough in understanding how early man left their mark on the world.
All bibliophiles know that nothing beats a well-stocked home library.
The career of photographer John A. Chakeres spans over 40 years.
A majestic image of the Milky Way setting red rock formations in Utah aglow took top prize at the tenth annual Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. Beating out 133 other shortlisted images, the photo is a victory for American astrophotographer Brad Goldpaint. From solar eclipses and glimpses of far-off galaxies to the Aurora borealis and falling comets, the beauty of astronomy was on full display in this year’s competitions.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, photographer Grey Chow specializes in landscape and nature photography.
For the 44th year, Nikon celebrates the invisible world with its Small World Photomicrography Competition.
The Tyrannosaurus rex is a dinosaur that sat at the top of the prehistoric food chain, striking fear into any animal it encountered. But new research shows that it had an even badder relative that roamed Earth millions of years before the “tyrant lizard king.” The Dynamoterror dynastes is the name of this new dinosaur, which translates to “powerful terror ruler.
Over 2,500 photographs were submitted to the UK Royal Society of Biology‘s annual photo competition.
As we age, keeping our brain sharp becomes more and more important.
At first glance, the images created by Phoenix-based photographer Ernie Button might look like alien planets floating out in deep space. However, these vibrant spherical forms are actually found in the most unlikely of places—the bottom of a whiskey glass. The images are part of the photographer’s fascinating series, Vanishing Spirits: The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch, that explores the beauty and science behind how this alcoholic liquid flows.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to work for Pantone?
Esteemed researchers James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.