Sure, the ocean freezes. But this photo of partly frozen waves – caught by photographer and surfer Jonathan Nimerfroh – fascinated even the experts.
Posts by Deborah Byrd
Another good reason to grab that window seat! Colin Legg captured this great photo of a meteor shower, seen from an airplane window.
Fermilab Dark Energy Camera took a break from studying dark energy to capture this shot of Comet Lovejoy, visible in our skies in late 2014 and early 2015.
Two photographers – Mike Taylor and Sonia MacNeil of Mike Taylor Photo – caught a bright meteor, or fireball, from an icy beach.
The February 27 waxing gibbous moon shines inside the huge pattern of stars known as the Winter Circle. Be sure to notice the different colors of these stars!
Thousands of dolphins stampeding off Dana Point, California, three whales migrating near San Clemente, plus a newborn Humpback whale calf snuggling with its mom.
A black hole 12 billion times more massive than our sun – at the heart of the brightest quasar in the early universe – as the dark ages of the universe were just ending.
Beautiful time-sequenced images from 2007, when the daytime moon covered the brightest planet, Venus.
Phosphorus carried in Saharan dust to the Amazon rainforest each year turns out to be just enough to replace that lost from the rainforest due to rain and flooding.
The mummy inside this statue – which was found in China – appears to be a man 30 to 50 years old. He was apparently buried alive inside a chamber while meditating.