This Image Could Contain ‘Billions Of Strange New Worlds’

The image above shows the galaxy cluster Abell S1063, which is “potentially home to billions of strange new worlds” according to scientists working with the Hubble Space Telescope. Visible near the center of the image, the cluster appears as it was four billion years ago.

India Plants a Record 50 Million Trees in 24 Hours

More than 800,000 volunteers planted saplings in public spaces in the state of Uttar Pradesh hoping to reduce greenhouse gases and reforest the countryside Read more: Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter