The new Sentinel-3A satellite recently began providing data from orbit. This very early image recorded on 3 March 2016, takes us over the River Nile and Delta and the surrounding desert areas of northeast Africa..
The world is full of natural beauty, which Ryan Grastorf , also known as ‘the_mushroom_ninja’, encountered on his hikes. He said on Instagram: “As an effort to reduce stress in life, I just started hiking more .. I found..
Artistic rendering of Jupiter’s magnetosphere.Credit: JAXA Solar storms trigger Jupiter’s intense ‘Northern Lights’ by generating a new X-ray aurora that is eight times brighter than normal and hundreds of times more energetic than Earth’s aurora..
Surfer Ben Thouard, 29, has snapped a series of breathtaking shots off the south-west coast of Tahiti, in French Polynesia, one of the deadliest surfing spot in the world (at least five surfers have died in..
All of the other aurora watchers had gone home. By 3:30 am in Iceland, on a quiet night last September, much of that night’s auroras had died down. Suddenly though, a new burst of particles streamed..
A reconstruction of the Tully Monster as it would have looked 300 million years ago. Credit: Sean McMahon/Yale University The Tully Monster, an oddly configured sea creature with teeth at the end of a narrow,..
Satellite imagery captures a massive bloom of microscopic phytoplanktonexploding across the Barents Sea. Among the most abundant organisms in the sea, phytoplankton, scientists find, are able to biologically produce methanol — and in quantities that..
What’s that in the sky? Earlier this month, in the sky high above Hong Kong, China, not just one unusual type of cloud appeared — but two. In the foreground was a long lenticular cloud, a cloud that forms..
In an magnificent display of natural beauty- Death Valley National Park, one of the hottest places on Earth—has transformed into a sea of wildflowers. Despite its inhospitable climate, the below-sea-level basin in Furnace Creek, California —..
Lake Superior put on a dramatic show with her recent ice in Duluth, Minnesota.This oddly mesmerizing phenomenon was captured by Minnesota based photographer Dawn M. LaPointe LaPointe’s video features brittle, glasslike sheets of ice that buckle..