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See it! High tides and winter storms

High tides followed Monday’s supermoon, as Storm Eleanor plowed into Europe. Then a “bomb cyclone” hit the U.S. East Coast. Photos here showing winter’s power and terrible beauty.

Ringing in 2018 with 85 new species

From sea slugs to sharks to flowering plants, spanning 5 continents and 3 oceans, these new discoveries add to Earth’s tree of life.

How snowflakes get their shape

Depending on the temperature and humidity of the air where the snowflakes form, the resulting ice crystals will grow into a myriad of different shapes.

Top 7 EarthSky galleries of 2017

EarthSky sends out a year’s worth of thank yous to our friends from around the world who shared images with us throughout the year. Please keep sharing in 2018!

Top 7 EarthSky stories of 2017

Here are 7 of the most-viewed news and feature stories of this past year.

Pine Island iceberg under midnight sun

Satellite view of iceberg B-44 on December 15, near midnight.

Top 7 EarthSky images of 2017

Here are 7 of your favorite images of the year.

Sorry cat-lovers: New study says dogs are smarter

The study – from a self-confessed dog lover – counted cells in animals’ brains associated with thinking, planning and complex behavior.

Fossils suggest a universe filled with life

Evidence of life processes found in fossils in 3.5-billion-year-old rocks. Scientists say this work suggests life in our universe is widespread.

Scientists explain insights from ancient Tibetan ice core

A short film about an expedition to Tibet’s Guliya Glacier, where scientists drilled a Stone Age ice core going back 600,000 years. Plus a report on what the ice core reveals.