Following news Australia's first designated "Dark Sky Reserve" has been declared in South Australia, DAVID ADAMS takes a look at what "Dark Sky Places" are all about...

The European principality of Liechtenstein is this year marking its 300th anniversary. DAVID ADAMS takes a look at some facts and figures...

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures surrounding the conventions...

In a special ahead of this weekend's 50th anniversary of the 1969 Moon landing, EMILY MCFARLAN MILLER and JACK JENKINS, of Religion News Service, look at five "faith facts" related to the lunar event...

This month marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures about the woman who became synonymous with the idea of a British Empire - and the 19th century...

In light of the move to change the name of Kazakhstan's capital from Astana to Nur-Sultan, UMBERTO BACCHI, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, looks at 10 other cities which have changed their name...

News last week that NASA's Opportunity rover was finally confirmed dead, 15 years after it landed on Mars. DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures about its journey out of this world...

Australia's Parliament House turns 30 this year.  DAVID ADAMS takes a look behind the scenes...

Ubiquitous web giant Google this month knocks up 20 years of existence, so we thought it a good time to take a look at some salient facts and milestones in the company's history.  DAVID ADAMS reports...

Last month, Pope Francis created 14 new cardinals. But what exactly is a cardinal?

With the on-again/off again summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to perhaps take place in just a few days, we thought it a good time to study up on the Korean Peninsula's tragic history. DAVID ADAMS takes a look...

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