Photo Blog

This image of our Milky Way, the most detailed ever captured, features some 1.7 billion stars.
February 5, 2019, 10:33 a.m.
The European Space Agency's Gaia spacecraft spent 22 months capturing this mind-blowing portrait of the Milky Way.
Desert Railroad in Wilicox, Arizona
February 1, 2019, 2:36 p.m.
Turkish photographer brings a sci-fi perspective to his images.
A spiny green frog sits on a branch in Grand Bois mountain
February 1, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
Grand Bois mountain is home to many threatened species, including a number of rare frogs.
Glaciers and ice caps on Baffin Island in Arctic Canada have been retreating rapidly in recent decades. Dead moss still in the position of life and collected at the margin this ice cap was dated by radiocarbon to have been killed more than 48,000 years ag
January 29, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
Baffin Island, once buried under massive ice caps, is experiencing its warmest century in an estimated 115,000 years.
Bear the hedgehog explores a sheet at the Cuan Wildlife Rescue
January 25, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
Bear the bald hedgehog was brought to the Curan Wildlife Rescue charity where he receives aloe vera-laced massages to keep him healthy.
Spinetail devil rays, (Mobula japanica)
January 23, 2019, 1:08 p.m.
The Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition showcases the best underwater images from around the world.
winter swimming
January 22, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Markku Lahdesmaki's photo series illuminates the Finnish hobby of ice swimming.
cracker butterfly
January 21, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
Photographer Chris Perani painstakingly combines thousands of exposures to create each individual image.
Experts inspect the old-growth redwoods of Harold Richardson Redwoods Reserve
January 18, 2019, 8:22 a.m.
It's 30 percent larger than Muir Woods, with 47 percent more old-growth redwoods.