Rebecca J. Rosen

The Mississippi Drought, as Seen From Space

Satellite images show just how critical the situation has become.

The Trick to Building a Space Elevator

We've got the physics all worked out. The catch is finding a cable that could stretch from the earth's surface into orbit without breaking.

Courtesy: Zaha Hadid Architects

A Roof That Looks Like Water

The roof of the London Aquatic Center is an undulating wave of aluminum supported by Red Lauro timber and more than 3,000 tons of steel.

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Visit Antarctica With Google Street View

Newly released panoramics of the world's most remote outposts.

A Power Outage, As Seen From Space

Last week's massive storm left a million people without power around Washington. Here's what it looked like at the height of darkness.

Google Earth

How Smart Should Our Maps Be?

The future of the map isn't directions, it's information.