Table Of Contents: March 2014
Albert Einstein thought that a black hole—a collapsed star
so dense that even light could not escape its thrall—
was too preposterous a notion to be real.
Einstein was wrong.
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Damascus: Will the Walls Fall?
The city's culture offers hope for saving Syria.
Where Greenstone Grows
Jade is king in New Zealand's rugged southwest.
Editor's Note: A Heritage of Horses
Many Native American tribes developed a deep, almost mystical, connection to the horse.
People of the Horse
The feelings of Native Americans for their historic companions are simple: "It's true love, that's it."
The Moment: Not Over the Hump
What's a camel doing inside a Damascus meeting hall? Photographer Andrea Bruce knows.
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Journey Without End
Documenting the struggles of Syria's displaced.
It is the king of fish. It helped build civilizations. It is superfast. And it is perilously overfished.
Call of the Bloom
Bats don't just look for flowers. Flowers reflect bat sounds to catch the winged mammals' ears.
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