Claudia Crowley
Drawing of a person wearing a mask, showing it tightly fitting at top and bottom.

EarthSky’s essential coronavirus links

Updated April 6, 2020. How to wear a mask. Why are some young people being hit hard by COVID-19? The scramble among states for protective personal equipment. Hydroxychloroquine update. Domestic violence increases. COVID-19 in animals.

The fish are biting

John Ashley caught these fish – with a camera – fighting and mating during a late May/early June spawning season in Montana.

Distant lighthouse against bright yellow sunrise.

Montauk lighthouse

An old lighthouse stands out against the sky in Montauk, New York.

Some summertime for you

Garden flowers from New Zealand, where it’s summer now.

Moonrise over Nubble Lighthouse

Just past full, a brilliant moon rises behind the 1874 Nubble Lighthouse in York, Maine. Photographer Manish Mamtani captured 2 views.

See it! Images of comet 46P/Wirtanen

Look here for photos and video of 2018’s Christmas comet and brightest comet, 46P/Wirtanen.

SpaceX’s cool night launch and landing on October 7

Night launches are always fun, and this October 7 launch by SpaceX – from Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Los Angeles, California – generated more than its fair share of awesome images.

Some words descended largely unchanged since end of last ice age

Seven major language families might all descend from an ancient language superfamily. Some words from that early language might be recognizable today.