Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore became the 61st national park and is the first for the state.
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.
Earth's atmosphere stretches further than we thought possible — to the moon and beyond
February 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The moon actually orbits within Earth's outer atmosphere.
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1
February 20, 2019, 5:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy spent hours creating this breathtaking photo of our moon.
103-year-old becomes junior ranger for Grand Canyon National Park
February 20, 2019, 9:43 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Rose Torphy is older than Grand Canyon National Park and is now its oldest junior ranger.
Bizarre plants delightfully come to life in 'Atlas of Botanic Poetry'
February 20, 2019, 8:22 a.m. by Tom Oder
Botanist and biologist Francis Hallé introduces a new world of rainforest flora in his latest art-driven book.
Geese with ice-covered beaks get a helping hand from humans
February 19, 2019, 3:15 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Six geese and a duck recently suffered frozen beaks at a Toronto park, but concerned humans stepped in to help.
Why high-protein diets are shortening your life span
February 19, 2019, 2:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bad news for all of the paleo, Atkins, Keto and Whole30 dieters out there...
This ingenious technique could turn plastic waste into clean fuel
February 19, 2019, 1:44 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Instead of burying us in it, plastic could be made to work for us.
Tortoise 'marriage' ends after 115 years
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
Scientists rediscover the world's largest bee
Check out America's newest national park
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies