Topic: Cape of Good Hope
The next transit of Venus occurs June 5. Astronomers once used the transit of Venus across the sun to come up with the 'astronomical unit' – the distance from Earth to our sun.
The bizarre story of how the planet Earth came to be represented on paper.
12/17/2009 10:44 am
This sumptuous companion book to a BBC series examines our planet and its wild inhabitants.
05/28/2009 01:00 am
04/08/2009 01:00 am
The kitchen filled with the scents of a faraway land.
03/04/2009 12:00 am
Egypt hosted Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Sudan, Yemen, and the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday in a bid to protect valuable maritime trade routes from pirates.
11/21/2008 12:00 am