The discovery of bacteria in a lake under 800 meters of ice suggest the possibility that similar life might exist elsewhere in our solar system.
Posts by Eleanor Imster
A zombie ant fungus must kill its ant host outside the ant colony, in order to to reproduce and transmit its infection, new research shows. But not far outside.
Glenn Miles sat in his truck and waited out a rainstorm, then captured the most intense rainbow he’d ever seen.
A video love letter to the Curiosity rover on Mars, narrated by Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Felicia Day.
NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft created this new video of stills taken of the Pluto-Charon system over five days last month.
The historic Maine lighthouse against the gorgeous backdrop of the Milky Way, by Manish Mamtani Photography.
To celebrate World Elephant Day … It’s an EarthSky favorite!
Like a giant eye, the great vortex at the north pole of planet Saturn stares back at the Cassini spacecraft as Cassini stares at it.
Impressive, but … yikes!
Virga is rain that evaporates before it reaches the ground.