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Juno’s look at Jupiter’s swirling clouds

See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter’s north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft.

Copernicus’ revolution and Galileo’s vision, in pictures

It’s not a stretch to say these astronomers fundamentally changed the way we think about our place in the universe. We can gain insights into how this profound shift unfolded by looking at their actual notes.

Where narwhals like to hang out

Narwhals are among the ocean’s most elusive creatures. But new research may shed light on where these enigmatic marine mammals like to congregate.


An ancient petroglyph – known as a waterglyph – on the Utah-Arizona border.

New study: Sea level rise accelerating

Global sea level rise has been accelerating in recent decades, rather than increasing steadily, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data.

The periodic table song

The complete periodic table of elements … in song! From the guys at AsapSCIENCE, it’s their 2018 version. Enjoy.

Watch ISS spacewalk Thursday

2 International Space Station (ISS) astronauts will perform a spacewalk on February 15. Live TV coverage starts at 10:30 UTC (5:30 a.m. EST). The spacewalk begins at 12:10 UTC (7:10 a.m. EST) and lasts about 6 hours.

Martian dust cascades

This image from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows streaks forming on slopes when dust cascades downhill.

Åhus tree

Stefan Nilsson ‘s annual winter image of this tree, on the beach in Åhus, Sweden.

Humans witnessed fire-covered Earth at end of Ice Age

New research suggests that some 12,800 years ago, an astonishing 10 percent of the Earth’s land surface was consumed by fires, thanks to a cosmic impact.