Interior of the John Soane Museum, London. A quirky and utterly unique treasure trove of sculptures, models, art and other curiosities collected by Soane whilst still his family home and left to the nation in his will (entry is free)
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks national monument, NM: Tent Rocks, less than an hour south of Santa Fe, has everything you could want in a desert trek, including slot canyons, bizarrely beautiful rock formations and incredible views. The first half of the three-mile trail winds through a slot canyon so narrow you can touch the walls on both sides. continue on the trail anti-clockwise to visit a cave dwelling similar to the famous cliff cavates at Bandelier national monument
Nasa gets a postcard from an old Martian rover – in pictures
Embedded in the top right side of the nebula is the Herbig Haro object HH 450, a jet emitted from a newly forming star. The thin, red filaments in the upper-right corner of the image are the remnants of a supernova explosion. It is not yet clear whether or not the supernova remnant will collide with vdB 152. The image was generated with observations in the B (blue), V (green), I (yellow) and Hydrogen-Alpha (red) filters. In this image, North is down and East is to the right.
<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text "> "She sheds" are a new trend sweeping the nation that allow women to escape to their own personal private retreats, without leaving home. (KTRK Photo)</span></div>