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.

Perfect Balance

Earth just got another dazzling glamour shot, thanks to a satellite that snapped its photo on the March 20 spring equinox.

[Full Story: Day and Night Are Perfectly Balanced in Spring Equinox Photo Snapped from Space]


Strange Find

When a group of Aussies spotted the behemoth on the beach, they initially thought it was a rugged piece of driftwood. Upon closer inspection, however, they realized it was the body of an enormous, bony fish.

[Full Story: Giant, Weird-Looking Fish With 'Startled' Eyes Washes Up on Aussie Beach]


Powerful Image

An elephant matriarch in Kenya was an impressive sight to the very end.

[Full Story: Incredible Photos Capture Last Glimpse of Long-Tusked 'Elephant Queen']


Booted Celestial Body

One of the fastest-moving pulsars ever has been discovered careening away from a supernova so quickly it will eventually escape the Milky Way.

[Full Story: Spinning Star Hurtles Through Space at 2.5 Million Mph After Swift Kick from Supernova]


Soggy Continent

One of the worst cyclones to hit southern Africa left flooding that could be seen from space.

[Full Story: 'Inland Oceans' from One of Southern Hemisphere's Worst Storms Seen from Space]


Watery Storm

Nebraska's rivers swell after a "bomb cyclone" hits the central U.S.

[Full Story: Nebraska Flooding Seen from Space in Dramatic Detail]


Mouthy Monster

The discovery of a fossil showing an ancient sea creature with 18 tentacles surrounding its mouth has helped to solve a modern-day mystery about the origins of a gelatinous carnivore called a comb jelly, a new study finds.

[Full Story: 520-Million-Year-Old Sea Monster Had 18 Mouth Tentacles]


Ancient Mud Dragons

Bizarre fossils in a newly-discovered site include dozens of creatures that are new to science.

[Full Story: Bonanza of Bizarre Cambrian Fossils Reveals Some of the Earliest Animals on Earth]


Cosmic Busy Bodies

Our world is full of chemicals that shouldn't exist. New research could explain why they exist anyway.

[Full Story: Physicists Think They've Figured Out the Most Extreme Chemical Factories in the Universe]


Space Puffers

Scientists made an X-ray map of the center of the galaxy — and they found two chimneys of plasma.

[Full Story: These Two Cosmic 'Chimneys' Could Be Fueling the Galaxy-Sized Bubbles Looming Over the Milky Way]