We trace developments in understanding the brain from ancient times to the latest high-tech imaging techniques.
Floating, seemingly serenely, in the vastness of interstellar space are numerous ethereal clouds of gas and dust, the unearthly remains of dead and dying stars and the raw materials from which a new generation of stars and planets will be born. But don’t be fooled – their apparent beauty and tranquility belies their violent origins.
Life, but not as you know it: the microscopic world of cells viewed under a microscope.
Spectacular, colourful images of galaxies and galactic objects taken with some of the world’s most powerful telescopes.
Stunning photos of the hidden world under the ocean.
Dramatic weather photography from around the world.