Einstein at the space station, a sleeping black hole and sledging on Mars – in pictures This month's pick of the best space-related imagery includes the arrival of Albert Einstein at the International Space Station, a black hole that has dozed off after running out of things to eat, and the tracks of dry ice blocks that skidded down Martian slopes
The 'Europe That Was' Map before the seas began to rise 10,000 years ago - http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080709/full/454151a.html http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/12/doggerland/spinney-text http://www.nextnature.net/2009/04/mapping-a-lost-world/
The world’s oldest tree was discovered on Fulufjallet Mountain in Sweden. It is estimated that the Norway Spruce tree – named Old Tjikko – is around 9,550 years old (around the end of the last ice age).
Major events in the peopling of the British Isles. a, The routes taken by the first settlers after the last ice age. b, Britain during the period of Roman rule. c, The regions of ancient British, Irish and Saxon control. d, The migrations of Norse and Danish Vikings. The main regions of Norse Viking (light brown) and Danish Viking (light blue) settlement are shown.