A-74 iceberg near collision with Brunt Ice Shelf

Antarctica has been in 24-hour darkness in recent months. But satellite images show that the A-74 iceberg near collision with the Brunt Ice Shelf is ongoing.

Perseid photos 2021: A week of shooting stars

2021 Perseid photos from this year's favorite summertime meteor shower. Thanks to all who are contributing at EarthSky Community Photos!

The Mediterranean heatwave goes on

The Mediterranean heatwave is featuring land surface temperatures of over 50 C (122 F) and air temperatures in triple digits as well.

Parhelic circle and 2 halos over Alberta, Canada

Beautiful photo from an EarthSky community member showing showing portions of a 22-degree halo, circumscribed halo and parhelic circle.

Russia’s Nauka module en route to ISS

Russia's Nauka module reportedly had some issues after reaching orbiting. It's due to dock with the International Space Station on July 29.

Visualize the Perseid meteor stream in space

This visualization by Ian Webster and Peter Jenniskens uses NASA data to render the Perseid meteor stream in space. Don't miss this!

Wildfire smoke blankets North American skies

Wildfire smoke from Canada and the western United States has blanketed North America this week. See photos and video.

Mares’ tails over the Pacific Northwest

Mares' tails - aka cirrus uncinus clouds - are found high above Earth's surface, where the air is very cold. They might mean rain is on the way.

DNA origami used to recreate¬†Van Gogh’s Starry Night

An example of DNA origami. It's one of the world's smallest reproductions - about the size of a dime - of Vincent van Gogh's famous painting Starry Night.

Pacific Northwest hit with exceptional heat

The Pacific Northwest experienced a dramatic and unprecedented heat wave in late June, 2021. Many cities reported all-time-record highs.