Ice scientist snaps stunning aerial view of Alaskan mountains
April 2, 2013, 11:26 a.m. by Catie Leary
Scientists fly between Alaska and Greenland to gather data for NASA's Operation IceBridge, an airborne science mission to study Earth's polar ice.
Space photographer brings amazing sky views to Brooklyn gallery
March 29, 2013, 11:54 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Robert Gendler takes photos of celestial bodies using cameras and also creates mosaics using photos taken by telescopes.
Massive egg of extinct flightless bird up for auction [Photo]
March 29, 2013, 11:46 a.m. by Catie Leary
The egg, which is about 100 times the size of an average chicken egg, is expected to fetch up to $45,000 when it is sold in Christie's "Travel, Science and Natural History" sale in April.
Museum showcases off-the-wall shoes [Photos]
March 28, 2013, 11:41 a.m. by Catie Leary
Some 150 pairs of eccentric shoes, many designed with celebrities in mind, are on display at the Grassi Museum in Leipzig, Germany for an experimental fashion exhibition that challenges traditional notions of shoe design.
Butterfly antics reign supreme at new museum exhibit [Photos]
March 26, 2013, 12:03 p.m. by Catie Leary
London's Natural History Museum is opening its seasonal butterfly house for visitors to observe the fascinating life-cycles of hundreds of live butterfly species from across the world.
Cities go dark for Earth Hour [Photos]
March 25, 2013, 12:48 p.m. by Catie Leary
Iconic landmarks and skylines all across the globe were plunged into darkness on Saturday for Earth Hour, an annual event that asks participants to switch off lights and bust out the candles for one hour to raise awareness of climate change issues.
Shanti the Asian elephant kicks up dust in new LEED-certified home [Photo]
March 21, 2013, 11:26 a.m. by Catie Leary
Endangered elephants at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are kicking back in their new state-of-the-art exhibit, which boasts LEED-Gold certification, four spacious outdoor living spaces and filtered bathing pools.
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