Gorgeous supermoon — the last of 2019 — ushers in spring
March 21, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Such a convergence hasn't occurred since March 1981.
First-ever reef manta ray spotted in the eastern Pacific
March 20, 2019, 12:39 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A pregnant manta ray was found swimming near the remote Cocos Island in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, far away from its normal coastal habitat.
Opportunity's last photo is a bittersweet travel log of Mars
March 15, 2019, 11:58 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
NASA's Opportunity rover took one last panorama before it shut down, and it's stunning.
For this beautiful bird, life is better with zygodactyl feet
March 8, 2019, 10:07 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Funky feet make snacking easier for woodpeckers!
2,200 lightning strikes light up the sky over Southern California
March 6, 2019, 12:11 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
An atmospheric river brought with it 2,200 lightning strikes across 5 hours.
Sully, George H.W. Bush's service dog, starts new job helping veterans
February 28, 2019, 10:09 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Sully will be working with other service dogs at Walter Reed Military Medical Center.
'Extinct' Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later
February 21, 2019, 2:32 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The last time this tortoise was seen was 1906.
Dazzling blue clouds mark the first breath of newborn stars
February 21, 2019, 8:18 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Brief phenomena, streaking through the cosmos at 15,000 mph, herald the formation of a young star.
Students in Finland offer a succinct lesson in commuting
February 12, 2019, 2:31 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Riding through snow and cold weather is easy and normal here.
Something very big and very dark punched a hole in our galaxy
A fire chief comforts a dog who refuses to leave his trapped owner's side
Returned to shelter 4 times, 'unmanageable' dog becomes real-life hero
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
13 superfoods you should be eating
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