Super-Kamiokande, a neutrino observatory in the city of Hida, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The observatory was designed to search for proton decay, study solar and atmospheric neutrinos, and keep watch for supernovas in the Milky Way Galaxy.
Gold miners in Wasta, northeastern Congo. Most of these miners are combatants who have controlled mineral rich areas and are profiting from their exploitation. This pit was excavated over 9 months by hand. 2004