Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover incredible photos and the stories behind them.

Unexpected Climate Change Effects

Summer doesn't begin for two more days, but oceanographers and climatologists are already sounding the alarm about stunning ice melts going on now in Greenland.

[Full Story: Greenland's Summer Melts Have Started Early, and They're Very Bad This Year]


Microscopic Beauty

What looks like a cross between a nebula and a 1980s dance party is something even more astonishing: a view of the locations of DNA and RNA inside a living cell.

[Full Story: Cells Shimmer Like a Thousand Ice Cream Sprinkles in Gorgeous New 'DNA Microscope' Images]


Space Atlas

The solar system is more than a row of nine circles. Try 18,000 of them.

[Full Story: Gorgeous 'Atlas of Space' Smashes the Textbook View of the Solar System]


Another New Animal

Belugas and narwhals can apparently breed. Scientists have confirmed the only known specimen of beluga-narwhal hybrid.

[Full Story: First-Ever Beluga-Narwhal Hybrid Found in the Arctic]


Martian Impact

Mars got whacked.

[Full Story: Fresh Crater Spied on Mars — and It Looks Spectacular]


Strange Etching

Archaeologists have identified three of the birds depicted in the mysterious Nazca Lines, and they aren't local species.

[Full Story: Mysterious Etchings in Peruvian Desert Prove to Be Foreign Birds. What Did They Mean to the Pre-Incans?]


Horrific Mealtime

For this arachnid, mammals are on the menu.

[Full Story: Huntsman Spider Devours Possum in Viral (and Terrifying) Photos]


A New Species?

They're big and have fox-like tails.

[Full Story: Meet the Cat-Fox, an Oddball Feline Roaming Around a French Island]


Short-lived Independence

This is the earliest known galaxy merger in the universe.

[Full Story: Oldest Known Galactic Get-Together Occurred Shortly After Big Bang]


Mob Mentality

By gathering in groups, these organisms shaped water flows that fed them.

[Full Story: Sack-Like Creatures Held Seafloor 'Dinner Parties' Half a Billion Years Ago]