Thursday, November 28, 2013

Sealing off a radioactive sarcophagus   

Science

Nick Meo, writing for BBC News Magazine: Massive and glittering in the weak winter sunshine, a half-built arch looms over Chernobyl’s decaying industrial landscape of cooling towers and power lines. One of the biggest engineering projects in history, it has … Continue reading →

Sunday, November 3, 2013

1,500 Looted Artworks Recovered in Germany   

Arts

BBC News: A collection of 1,500 artworks confiscated by the Nazis in the 1930s and 1940s has been found in the German city of Munich, media reports say. The trove is believed to include works by Matisse, Picasso and Chagall, … Continue reading →