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NASA probe sends back photos from inside the sun’s atmosphere for the first time ever
The Parker Solar Probe has gone where no probe has gone before—to the sun's outer layers—and even sent back pics to prove it.
Shrink-ray engaged: Researchers demo a camera no larger than a grain of salt
This tiny metasurface camera promises new possibilities for medical imaging/robotics and an end to unsightly smartphone camera bumps.
Watch this great explanation of how photographic film works
Photographic film seems like magic, but it's actually hard science.
This may be the highest resolution microscope we’ll ever get
Scientists can see individual atoms clearer than ever before, but they might be nearing their journey’s end.
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.
These spiky frog skulls look more like dinosaur fossils
And they tell an amazing story about amphibian evolution.
Photo captures the intricacies of millipede sex
Once a mystery, we now know exactly how millipedes get down.
These infrared images show just how alive butterflies’ wings are
They contain “wing hearts” that pump blood and regulate temperatures.
These trippy images reveal the colorful inner lives of bones
Dive inside the universe of collagen, calcium, cartilage, and more.