Ancient Easter Islanders were able to move massive stone hats and place them on top of giant statues, with little effort and resources. Credit Sean Hixon
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Recent excavations in Easter Island are revealing new discoveries about Moai monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people between the years 1250 and
A new theory from researchers Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo, on how ancient Easter Islanders may have used ropes to “walk” the moai to their
The constellation Crux or Southern Cross, shown at extreme top center above, lies within the stream of stars that makes up the Milky Way (lower
Morning sunlight illuminates the southeast-facing slopes of the Islands of the Four Mountains, part of the Aleutian Island chain, in this photograph taken from the
A flight over the stunning landscape of eastern Greenland’s Geikie Peninsula and a survey of a Canadian ice cap. IceBridge closed out the fourth week
One of the Expedition 30 crew members aboard the International Space Station took this nighttime high res photograph of much of the eastern (Atlantic) coast
The Cocos (Keeling) Islands lie in the eastern Indian Ocean, about 2,900 kilometers (1,800 miles) northwest of the Australian city of Perth. Comprised of coral
Cat Island is one of 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets that form the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Named San Salvador prior to 1925,
Architects want to transform Iceland’s boring electricity pylons, into giant human statues.