Sun flashes jack-o'-lantern grin in uncanny NASA photo
October 28, 2019, 10:34 a.m. by Catie Leary
A spooky face emerges from the sun's corona in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Celebrity pets: Furry friends of the rich and famous
July 17, 2019, 5:35 p.m. by Catie Leary
Here are a few glimpses of pets with their famous humans.
Strange wave-shaped clouds roll across Mount Pisgah
June 20, 2019, 3 p.m. by Catie Leary
You might assume this image is the result of some elaborate Photoshop trick, but it's real.
What the heck is a tanuki? 8 things you didn't know about raccoon dogs
May 29, 2019, 5:39 p.m. by Catie Leary
Native to East Asia, raccoon dogs are frequently misrepresented animals that serve as major cultural icons in Japan.
The story behind kudzu, the vine that's still eating the South
May 15, 2019, 3:55 p.m. by Catie Leary
These surreal leafy figures may be fascinating, but their comical appearance belies a sobering ecological reality.
Synchronized fireflies gather for a 'rave' in the Great Smoky Mountains
April 23, 2019, 3:07 p.m. by Catie Leary
Every June, the Elkmont Ghost Town in Great Smoky Mountains National Park lights up with the world's largest gathering of synchronous fireflies.
How to make the most of the season's shortest days
December 19, 2018, 11:08 a.m. by Catie Leary
With the Earth's axis now tilting at 23.5 degrees, the northern hemisphere is at its farthest point from the sun and the north pole is plunged into total darkness.
Put yourself in Curiosity's shoes with 360-degree view of Mars
September 10, 2018, 11:01 a.m. by Catie Leary
NASA releases interactive panorama that gives viewers an immersive glimpse of Martian terrain.
Planet or not, you can't discount the extraordinary beauty of Pluto
September 10, 2018, 10:08 a.m. by Catie Leary
A new study brings up an old argument about that weird definition of a planet.
These birds prove you don't need a big brain for a complex social life
Why do birds migrate at night?
Monarch butterflies make a pit stop in Colorado
Przewalski's horses: 10 things you didn't know about the last 'wild' horses on Earth
Dogs really are 'the best people,' and we have the photos to prove it
Traditional soup broths found with healing powers that can fight off malaria