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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.
These close-up photos of the sun could help us forecast space weather
The biggest solar telescope ever will help link together and streamline solar physics theories.
This solar orbiter will get up-close images of the sun
The orbiter has special sun-facing telescopes hidden behind heat shields to capture the pictures.