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Photo credit: Daniel Levy Photography
Today's Image | Nov 28, 2014

Good morning!

November morning sky at Old Scituate Light in Scituate, Massachusetts, USA.

Photo credit: Göran Strand
Today's Image | Nov 27, 2014

Crescent moon

Tuesday’s crescent moon sets behind a small cabin. Photo by Göran Strand.

Photo credit: Joshua Nowicki
Today's Image | Nov 25, 2014

Ice-covered lighthouse in Michigan

Wow! A fearsome ice king! Outer lighthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan last Friday night.

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Science Wire | Nov 24, 2014

Hummingbird flies more like insect than bird, says study

You might think a hummingbird simply beats its wings so fast and hard it pushes down enough air to keep its small body afloat. Turns out it’s much trickier than that.

Artist's concept via ESA–C. Carreau/ATG medialab.
Science Wire | Nov 21, 2014

Thud of Philae landing on comet

Take 2 seconds to listen to a sound made 311 million miles away.

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Science Wire | Nov 19, 2014

Video: Could humans actually live on planet Mars?

Could we survive on Mars? The AsapSCIENCE guys address the question.

View larger | This diagram shows key differences between men and women in cardiovascular, immunologic, sensorimotor, musculoskeletal, and behavioral adaptations to human spaceflight.
Image credit: NASA/NSBRI
Science Wire | Nov 19, 2014

Men and women adapt differently to spaceflight

A study looks at differences in the ways that men and women’s bodies react to time spent in space.

Photo via Mike Taylor - Taylor Photography
Today's Image | Nov 19, 2014

Cape Neddick Lighthouse at night

The Milky Way rises behind Cape Neddick Lighthouse (aka Nubble Light) in York, Maine.

Photo credit: Glen Miles Photography
Science Wire | Nov 17, 2014

Study suggests 2014 ocean surface temps warmest on record

2014 is still on track to be the warmest year on record, and ocean surface temperatures appear to be rising as well.

Engraving by Adolf Vollmy
Today's Image | Nov 15, 2014

Leonid meteor shower 1833

Engraving of the November 1833 Leonid meteor shower. This year’s Leonids peak on the morning of November 18.