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.

Hungry, hungry galaxy

This cannibal galaxy is tiny, and it's right in our cosmic neighborhood.

[Full Story: Astronomers Just Caught the Tiniest Cannibal Galaxy in the Universe]

Understanding sight:

Researchers grew human retinal tissue in a lab "from scratch."

[Full Story: Lab-Grown 'Mini-Eyes' Show How Color Vision Develops]

Disastrous possibilities:

New research raises questions about Mount Etna's dangers.

[Full Story: Mount Etna's Slide into the Sea Could Trigger a Catastrophic Collapse]

Awesome sight:

A close-up view captures the whirling clouds circling Hurricane Michael's eye.

[Full Story: Peer into Hurricane Michael's Mesmerizing Eye in This Eerie Time-Lapse Video]

Big changes, short timespan:

Florida is bracing for winds up to 140 mph and a potentially deadly storm surge.

[Full Story: Hurricane Michael Strengthens to 'Unprecedented' Category 4 Storm Overnight ]


It's almost as if Europa has something it doesn't want us to see.

[Full Story: Europa Might Have 50-Foot Spikes on Its Surface that Could Destroy Visiting Spacecraft]

Breakin' free:

A newly discovered long and craggy rift is splintering across West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, satellite images show.

[Full Story: Huge Iceberg Poised to Break Off Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier]

Western sea monster:

About 85 million years ago, when a vast sea covered Kansas, a wee, little sea monster died almost immediately after it was born.

[Full Story: Adorable Newborn Sea Monster from the Dinosaur Age Discovered in Kansas]

Odd case:

A medical scan revealed an "extraordinarily rare" condition.

[Full Story: This Man's 'Pancake' Kidney Looks Like It Sounds]