Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News

Maps show different types of land use and are a very good way to see how land has changed over time. This is a link to a BBC article about maps showing changes in land use with other links to maps showing lots of information about land use not seen on normal maps and to maps of the U.K. going back to the 19th century. … Read More Five ways the British landscape changed in 10 years – BBC News

Walking from Dunkirk to Barcelona to Measure the Curvature of the Earth

For 112 days Sara Morawetz retraced the 2,000 kilometre journey of two 18th century astronomers, tasked with defining the length of a metre. On 24 June 2018 artist Sara Morawetz started walking. In sturdy leather boots and a broad-brimmed, blue felt hat, she headed south from Dunkirk, France’s most northerly town. For 112 days, over 2,000… Read More Walking from Dunkirk to Barcelona to Measure the Curvature of the Earth