Award-winning Nat Geo images capture magical moments in nature
December 14, 2017, 1:58 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
From a peeking orangutan to dazzling underwater displays, National Geographic's photo contest offers amazing snapshots.
Cave system in Mexico is filled with creatures that devour methane
December 14, 2017, 9:37 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
This underwater world in the Yucatan Peninsula is an ecosystem fueled by methane.
A 'Last Jedi' battle was filmed on Earth's largest salt flat
December 12, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the setting for a pivotal moment in the latest episode of the 'Star Wars' franchise.
Winning photos capture awe-inspiring moments of science
December 8, 2017, 8:40 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The contest celebrates the beauty found while exploring the world.
Explorers discover massive cave system under Montreal
December 4, 2017, 5:04 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The passages are lined with stalagmites and stalactites.
Before the fire: Capturing the beauty of Columbia River Gorge
November 30, 2017, 11:35 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Many of these gorgeous photos were shot before a fire devastated much of the area.
World's deepest fish discovered 5 miles under the ocean surface
November 29, 2017, 10:43 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The unknown species is believed to be a snailfish with 'large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog.'
Blazing fireball over Finland turns night into day
November 21, 2017, 12:17 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The noise of the meteorite streaking across the sky could be heard in Russia.
Small worlds loom large in Nikon's photomicrography contest
November 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m. by Angela Nelson
The winners of annual competition will make you wish you'd paid more attention in science class.