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.
Painted lady butterflies fill the skies over southern California
March 13, 2019, 3:11 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Painted lady butterflies are migrating north for the summer, and they're overtaking southern California, to the delight of many.