Images Archive
12 July 2013, 11:03 AM ET
Twice a year, the setting sun perfectly aligns with New York City's street grid (running 29° from east to west), producing a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. Golden light splashes across the width of New York City's central island.
07 June 2013, 03:54 PM ET
Gorgeous images of the very small.
31 May 2013, 12:29 PM ET
View some of the newly discovered volcanoes in Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage.
20 May 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Amazing science images every day.
18 December 2012, 11:43 AM ET
These amazingly detailed images took the top prizes in the 2012 Olympus BioScapes competition.
30 November 2012, 02:21 PM ET
A scientist has captured the first direct photograph of the twisted ladder that props up life.
20 November 2012, 02:13 PM ET
The dangers in introducing icy frozen turkeys to a pot of searing hot fry oil. Just part of our wall to wall Thanksgiving coverage.
08 November 2012, 06:44 PM ET
Wave photographer finds beauty on the shore.
08 November 2012, 06:14 PM ET
Little waves boast big color.
11 October 2012, 04:33 PM ET
Though it’s the opposite of the Arctic, it doesn't disprove global warming.
10 October 2012, 04:33 PM ET
Aurora Seen Over Canada From Space
09 October 2012, 06:16 PM ET
The desert may be dry, but clouds can still form here.
09 October 2012, 11:18 AM ET
Two icebergs were photographed floating near South Georgia Island.
28 June 2012, 02:00 PM ET
Images of the 585-million-year-old tracks made by sluglike bilaterians.
09 April 2012, 06:48 PM ET
A new image created by Scott Hartman shows the dinosaur Unenlagia comahuensis looking for fish at dawn.
08 February 2012, 06:05 PM ET
The tiny water bacterium Caulobacter crescentus secretes a sugary substance so sticky that just a tiny bit could hold several cars together.
02 February 2012, 02:00 PM ET
The winners of the 2011 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
17 January 2012, 02:20 PM ET
From stunning stone sculptures to strategically placed leaves, we've rounded up a gallery full of amazing environmental art.
26 October 2011, 12:46 PM ET
Smooth, orange pumpkins? So old-school. Check out these genetically modified jack-o-lanterns with warts and odd skin tones to boot.
16 August 2011, 10:00 AM ET
Entries in the 2011 Nikon Instruments Small World photography competition.
09 May 2011, 02:48 PM ET
Off the coast of Argentina, two strong ocean currents stirred up a colorful brew of floating nutrients and microscopic plant life. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of a massive phytopla
26 April 2011, 03:33 PM ET
These mostly nocturnal birds show off their striking looks and prey-catching talents in photos.
23 March 2011, 04:10 PM ET
Volunteers are rescuing and re-homing lost and abandoned pets after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March.
14 March 2011, 05:04 PM ET
From roadkill to skunk, these plants use all kinds of smells to attract pollinators.
11 February 2011, 07:14 PM ET
An eccentric bunch of species have recently been discovered in the rainforests of Borneo, including the world's longest known stick insect, and a slug that shoots "love darts."
09 February 2011, 02:38 PM ET
Legless amphibians with tentacles on their heads and ghost frogs are just a few of the world's weirdest amphibians.
09 February 2011, 02:04 PM ET
Dogs have been gaining a lot of weight over the past decade.
08 February 2011, 06:58 PM ET
Living near the north pole can be a winter wonderland for some animals.
08 February 2011, 06:42 PM ET
Some birds and sea life find the Antarctic a surprisingly hospitable place to live.
08 February 2011, 06:07 PM ET
Geologic wonders in America that are awe-inspiring for their beauty and the forces that shaped them.
08 February 2011, 03:35 PM ET
From baby porcupines to flamingo chicks, we've picked out the most adorable baby animals.
08 February 2011, 02:32 PM ET
The brilliantly colored wings of tiny wasps and flies had gone unnoticed by scientists for decades.
02 February 2011, 01:43 PM ET
A huge ice dome erected in Obergurgl, Austria, now serves as a bar. Here's how the engineers built it.
02 February 2011, 11:03 AM ET
Dubai undertook a massive engineering project to create hundreds of artificial islands along its Persian Gulf coastline. Built from sand dredged from the seafloor and protected from erosion by rock breakwaters, the islands were shaped into recognizable fo
02 February 2011, 10:50 AM ET
This image, captured on Dec. 13, 2010 by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite, shows icebergs along the Princess Ragnhild Coast in East Antarctica.
01 February 2011, 03:04 PM ET
On Sept. 13, 2003, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA's Terra satellite captured this view of the now-dormant Anyuyskiy Volcano in far eastern Russia. (Vegetation appears bright green; bare rocks and ice app