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.
Purple Volcano Ash
The eruption of a remote Russian volcano in June has been tingeing sunrises and sunsets the world over a gorgeous purple hue.
[Full Story: Remote Russian Volcano Turns the Skies Purple]
The striking lionfish is invading the Atlantic Ocean, eating its way through coral reef after coral reef.
Art from DNA
From a scrap of DNA on a severed pinky bone comes the first close-up of humanity's long-gone relatives.
In the most extreme regions of the universe, galaxies are being killed. Scientists are now on the case.
Evidence of a Miracle
Astronomers have discovered one of the fastest-moving stars in the Milky Way, and it could be running from an incredibly rare type of black hole.
A giant volcano on the Jupiter moon Io should erupt any day now, a new study suggests.
[Full Story: Giant Volcano on Jupiter Moon Could Erupt Any Day]
A Warrior's Burial
After a brutal clash between two clans in Scotland, six skulls were buried together.
Mysterious Dimming Objects Multiplying
A mysterious star whose repeated bouts of darkening might be due to "alien megastructures," according to some researchers' conjectures, may now have more than a dozen counterparts that display similarly mystifying behavior.
The 'barbaric' behavior may help the cells promote relapse later on.
Epic Secret Message
A pulsar 25,000 light-years away is wobbling in a weird way. But Einstein's theory of general relativity predicted it more than a century ago.