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.
Killer whale calf's birth is a ray of hope for endangered Puget Sound group
January 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
It's the first birth spotted so far this season.
3 new (and already endangered) species of salamanders discovered in Texas
January 15, 2019, 3:31 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The salamanders reside in the Edwards and Trinity aquifers and play an important role in maintaining its ecosystem.
A violently beautiful storm with no name churns in the Pacific
January 14, 2019, 4:10 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A large storm swirled in the Pacific Ocean late last week with a pressure similar to that powerful hurricanes.
Galapagos land iguana returns to Santiago Island after 200-year absence
January 9, 2019, 10:17 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Charles Darwin was the last person to officially see the lizards on the island.
Snow blankets Arizona desert, creating otherworldly scenes
January 4, 2019, 2:10 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Deserts already have an otherworldly quality to them, so adding snow just enhances their verve.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
January 2, 2019, 10:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
19 of the 450 remaining whales died from 2017-2018, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
This spooky deep-sea fish haunts the ocean floor off the coast of Rhode Island
December 27, 2018, 12:59 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
NOAA captured footage of this ghost-like fish in 2013.
The government will pay you $1,000 to adopt a wild horse
12 human foods dogs can eat and 5 they shouldn't
How the new 5G network could wreak havoc on weather forecasts
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
13 superfoods you should be eating