The Caldor Fire, one of the largest in California's history, has been blazing since Aug. 14, 2021.
The foal died more than 30,000 years ago, yet everything from its hooves to the fine hairs in its nose remained intact.
Photographers from around the world competed to take home the top prizes in the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year contest.
Pottery recovered from a ship that sank 800 years ago retains chemical "fingerprints" in its bluish-white glaze.
See the spectacular closeup views of very tiny things, in the winning images of the 2018 Nikon Small World microphotography contest.
Wreckage from the USS Juneau was located off the Solomon Islands by the Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel. It is the final resting place of the five Sullivan brothers who served and died together.
This dollhouse-like version of North Korean girls appears in contrast to the nation's isolated, sharp and militant reputation.
From a close-up of a tardigrade embryo, to an aerial of Antarctic "ice cubes," to a pensive polar bear, winning photographs in Royal Society competition will amaze you.
About 75 million years ago, an odd dinosaur walked from land into the water, where it used its flipper-like arms to swim in the ocean.
Remarkably diverse communities of ocean life make their home in waters near Mexico's Revillagigedo Islands, now a protected marine reserve.
Hurricane Maria peaked as a massive Category 5 storm as it rolled across the Caribbean in September 2017. See photos of Hurricane Maria from space by satellites in our gallery here.
More than 500 million years ago, a worm swam in the ocean's deep waters, hunting for tiny prey that it could capture with its 50 pointy spines.
For hundreds of years, artists have incorporated the spectacular sight of an eclipse into their paintings.
Meet a few of the cats that took home top prizes for the Cat Fanciers Association show season of 2016 and 2017.