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New 3-D Map of Massive Galaxies and Distant Black Holes Offers Clues to Dark Matter and Dark Energy

“The Sloan Digital Sky Survey III (SDSS-III) has released the largest-ever three-dimensional map of massive galaxies and distant black holes, which will help astronomers explain the mysterious “dark matter” and “dark energy” that scientists know makes up 96 percent of the Universe”. – SDSS-III
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10 Aug 2012 09:01:00
Steampunk Sculptures By Pierre Matter

French sculptor Pierre Matter was born in 1964. “A mystical child, then a tormented teenager, he studied mathematics half-heartedly. It was only logical that he headed naturally, though initially in an erratic manner, for the mysterious universe of artistic creation. His slow progression in this field led him to try out many kinds of expression and material, from oil to gouache to ink, from comic strips to canvas, and also bas-relief in stone.”
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14 Aug 2013 15:28:00
A cowgirl participates in the barrel race competition at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on April 1, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

A cowgirl participates in the barrel race competition at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on April 1, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Bill Pickett Rodeo is the nations only touring black rodeo competition. The rodeo celebrates western heritage and the contributions that black cowboys and cowgirls have made to the sport of rodeo. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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06 Apr 2017 09:15:00
Worshippers of the Black Christ of Portobelo look at the statue during the annual celebratory pilgrimage in Portobelo, in the province of Colon October 21, 2015. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)

Worshippers of the Black Christ of Portobelo look at the statue during the annual celebratory pilgrimage in Portobelo, in the province of Colon October 21, 2015. Thousands of devotees gather at the Festival of the Black Christ every year to celebrate Christ's miracles. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)
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25 Oct 2015 08:00:00
Two men try to load their just purchased Samsung 55" TV  into a car, at a Best Buy store  in Fairfax, Virginia on November 26, 2015, on a Black Friday sale that started a day earlier during Thanksgiving evening.   The  US holiday shopping season kicks off with "Black Friday" – the day after the Thanksgiving holiday – with a frenzy expected at stores around the country as retailers slash prices. (Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP Photo)

Two men try to load their just purchased Samsung 55" TV into a car, at a Best Buy store in Fairfax, Virginia on November 26, 2015, on a Black Friday sale that started a day earlier during Thanksgiving evening. The US holiday shopping season kicks off with "Black Friday" – the day after the Thanksgiving holiday – with a frenzy expected at stores around the country as retailers slash prices. (Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP Photo)
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29 Nov 2015 08:01:00
Living With Wolves

Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years in Idaho in a tent within the world’s largest wolf enclosure in order to observe and document the behavior of these wild animals. They got really close to the wolves and made many unique photos of wolves in their natural habitat.
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04 Dec 2012 10:40:00
Actors from the Israeli theatre group Orto-Da perform during their show titled “Stones”, at a theatre in Tel Aviv March 10, 2015. Inspired by Nathan Rapoport's Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument, the play tells a story from the point of view of the sculptures in the monument. (Photo by Amir Cohen/Reuters)

Actors from the Israeli theatre group Orto-Da perform during their show titled “Stones”, at a theatre in Tel Aviv March 10, 2015. Inspired by Nathan Rapoport's Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument, the play tells a story from the point of view of the sculptures in the monument. (Photo by Amir Cohen/Reuters)
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14 Mar 2015 13:38:00
The Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives completely at sea, living in wooden huts and spending their days fishing. Sailing over crystal clear waters, the Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives almost entirely at sea. (Photo by Ng Choo Kia/Hotspot Media/SIPA Press)

The Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives completely at sea, living in wooden huts and spending their days fishing. Sailing over crystal clear waters, the Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives almost entirely at sea. Photographer Ng Choo Kia joined the Bajau people on their pirogues, which are long narrow canoes made from single tree trunks, and documented their daily life in a series of pictures. (Photo by Ng Choo Kia/Hotspot Media/SIPA Press)
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05 May 2015 10:49:00