Ever wondered what the solar system looked like at the precise moment you burst forth into the world? (Possibly not, but in case you had, well – now you can see a snapshot of it. And you can even get it printed on a poster.)
Trees with ‘crown shyness’ avoid touching each other – and they make some nice-looking patterns in the process.
Forget navigating by the stars: next time you find yourself lost in the bush without a compass, grab yourself a cow.
We interviewed the now outgoing ‘planetary protection officer’ back in autumn. Read our profile of one of the strangest jobs on the planet here.