Getty Images photographer Mario Tama recently spent several days accompanying NASA scientists making 12-hour research flights over West Antarctica.
Can satellite images of our planet's varied terrain make humanity's impact apparent?
Unranked images from the the 2016 Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg successfully landed the Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, after flying around the world using only the power of the Sun.
Angela Merkel has served as Germany’s Chancellor for more than ten years now, and in her official capacity happens to have met and interacted with quite a number of robots.
On February 29, the NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will turn over command of the International Space Station to astronaut Tim Kopra, then prepare to return to Earth after spending nearly a year in space. Last March, Kelly launched into low Earth orbit aboard the ISS, taking hundreds of photographs during his year abroad.
NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days.
Nikon just announced the winners of the 2015 Small World Photomicrography Competition, and they've shared some of the winning and honored images from this year's competition with us here.
On July 16, 1945, the United States Army detonated the world’s first nuclear weapon in New Mexico’s Jornada del Muerto desert.
After traveling more than 3 billion miles over the past nine and a half years, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is within hours of its rendezvous with Pluto.
Bats roosting in Israel, continued anti-government protests in Venezuela, Amazon’s glass spheres under construction in Seattle, ANZAC Day in Australia, and much more.
In August of 2014, ISIS militants swept through towns near Mosul, Iraq, taking control and forcing thousands to flee. The Christian city of Qaraqosh was retaken by Iraqi forces in October of 2016, but the it remains almost completely deserted.
Anti-government protests have escalated again in Indian-administered Kashmir, following violent clashes earlier this month.
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