Although the image above might make you think it’s had an Instagram filter added, what you’re looking at is pollen – lots and lots of pollen. The images were taken by photographer Jeremy Gilchrist on Monday in Durham, North Carolina and honestly, if you’re feeling a little sneezy just looking at it, you’re not alone.
If you’ve been on social media this week, you might have noticed Californians going crazy over the sudden appearance of millions of butterflies, flying north en masse through the state. It’s pretty much the exact joyful display of nature that the world needs right now. But it’s also a beautiful and rare sight in a world where
Before its circuits ran cold in the shadow of a Martian dust storm, Opportunity took one long look at its surroundings and saved it for posterity. The image represents a poignant conclusion to the rover’s mission; a detailed panorama combining the most recent tracks of its marathon journey with a glimpse of the sands it
Life is miraculous, and watching it unfold in real time is even more so. A new video from Netherlands-based filmmaker Jan van IJken now lets you watch a baby salamander twisting and turning as it grows in its transparent egg. Simply called Becoming, this beautiful short film follows a single salamander embryo (Ichthyosaura Alpestris)