On November 25, 1915, 35-year old German-born Albert Einstein presented a series of equations to the Prussian Academy of Sciences.They were an attempt by him to broaden the scope of his more limited, but now more famous, special theory of relativity, best known by the formula E=MC2, published 10 years earlier.
China’s growing stature in the world is pitting it more and more in competition with the United States. Now in addition to rivalry in diplomatic, military and economic spheres, comes a new race - to be the world’s pre-eminent leader in dinosaur fossils.
The UN is warning that Iraq's ancient heritage could be lost forever. Thousands of artifacts have been looted and destroyed by ISIL. Many were also stolen following the US invasion in 2003. But the government is trying to recover them.
The United Nations is calling on member states to take "all necessary measures" to defeat the self-proclaimed ISIL. The Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution, drafted by France after the attacks in Paris, claimed by ISIL.