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Rare ‘blue jet’ lightning spotted and photographed from space
Thunderstorms happen above the clouds, too.
Scientists strapped tiny cameras to beetles to get a bug’s-eye view of the world
Feather-light cameras can show us what your backyard looks like from a new perspective.
To remain hidden, these beetles sparkle like gems
Iridescent color isn’t always for standing out—for some creatures, it’s for blending in.
What looks like a deer, is the size of a rabbit, and was just photographed for the first time in decades?
A Vietnamese mouse-deer was captured on a camera trap in the mountains of Southeast Asia.
Why would you want a $10k camera with 100 megapixels anyway?
Fujifilm's new GFX 100 is a $10,000 camera with lots of pixels. Here's what they're made to do.
Dragonglass is real, even if white walkers (hopefully) aren’t
'Game of Thrones' turns a naturally-occurring glass into a fantastical weapon.
The winning images from the Smithsonian Photo Contest celebrate the beauty of our natural world
An epic wildebeest crossing, a really hungry fox, and a lava lizard perched atop a marine iguana.
CRISPR turned these lizards into ghosts
Albino lizards? For spring? Groundbreaking
Mini frog, two frog, pumpkin frog, new frog
Last week's amphibian photos have been truly ...ribbeting.
Asteroid Bennu is …exploding?
New images reveal peculiar behavior from the celestial object.