Photo of the Day

empty baseball field with stadium lights at night
June 15, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
The International Dark-Sky Association has a few ideas to reduce light pollution from sports facilities.
crocus flowers at an urban park in Düsseldorf, Germany
June 14, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
And you don't even need to exercise!
Researchers equipped seals with temporary satellite tags to collect data on weather conditions.
June 13, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
Polynyas can act as oases for penguins, whales and seals, giving them a place to breathe.
St Helena olive
June 11, 2019, 11:04 a.m.
Researchers say the real number is likely much higher.
sunrise at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
June 10, 2019, 8:25 a.m.
The year's earliest sunrise occurs before the summer solstice, while the latest sunset falls afterward.
A waning crescent moon plus Jupiter can be seen nearby, along with three of its largest moons.
June 7, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
Jupiter and its moons will be most visible on June 10.
Huge aggregations of ladybugs are an amazing sight to witness.
June 6, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
These brightly colored beetles come together in huge groups, but it's not just to cuddle.
A map showing points due east and west from the North and South American coastlines.
June 6, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
What's due east from the New Jersey Shore?
Hikers at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand.
June 3, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
'The old way of doing things has left too many people behind.'