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Getting to Know Africa: 50 Interesting Facts…

Africa is an enigma to most people… Unrest and violence in Somalia, Tunisia, the Democratic republic of Congo, Egypt and Zimbabwe get more worldwide press than our flagship protected areas and wondrous beauty. Here are some interesting facts about this grand, primordial continent… Please comment on whether you feel Africa has a future? Share this blog with your friends…

Ich Liebe Planeten

Germany takes on the worlds this week, as the 3rd European Planetary Science Congress gets underway in Münster. Today’s cornucopia included a presentation from Gerhard Schmidt of the University of Mainz, who says that platinum rings come from outer space. More precisely, the idea is that platinum, gold, and other precious “iron-loving” metals were stripped…