German geologists believe a tsunami recorded by the ancient historian Herodotus did indeed protect a Greek village from Persian invaders. They say they have found evidence in northern Greece that the event in 479 BC saved the village of Potidaea. Herodotus recorded that huge waves had killed hundreds of Persian soldiers during the siege of the village.
Tens of thousands of Peruvians have flocked to the country's Amazon region to join a chaotic gold rush. But illegal mining has led to violence, pollution and the destruction of parts of the country's precious rainforest.
All eyes are on the main screen where a graph displays the lander’s battery power trickling down towards zero. It is the last flurry of activity from the first human object to have landed on a comet. It is a mission that has taken nearly 30 years.