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This new gold nanomaterial is so thin, it’s considered 2D
Researchers from England have created a new form of gold that’s just two atoms thick.
We finally have footage of a giant squid in U.S. waters
Watch the eerie, beautiful video.
A 50-million-year-old school of fish etched forever in this rare fossil
The ancient rock offers a glimpse of how this freshwater species behaved in unison.
How scientists saw the ‘invisible’—and captured the first image of a black hole
The Event Horizon Telescope peered into the Messier 87 galaxy.
Asteroid Bennu is …exploding?
New images reveal peculiar behavior from the celestial object.
This is what a sonic boom looks like
NASA shot incredible images of supersonic jets and their shockwaves.
These tentacle-nosed catfish are aquatic superheroes
Repulsive or adorable? You decide.
An introduction to microscopic photography
Revealing details in the world’s tiniest things.
Discover How Photography Led Scientific Breakthroughs in this Interactive MIT Exhibit
"The making of images remains central to our ability to make new discoveries"