Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left a picture on the surface of the moon

Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left a picture on the surface of the moon with the inscription ‚ÄúThis is the…

Left: M87 / Center: high-res simulation / Right: low-res of same simulation

Shadowlands: From left to right, EHT observations of M87* taken on 6 April 2017; a simulation of M87*; simulation convoluted…

55 gallon steel drum get crushed by the awesome power of atmospheric pressure.

Barrel had steam inside which is at a higher pressure. When capped off and sprayed with the water to cool…

Astronaut Bruce McCandless II floats untethered away from the safety of the space shuttle

Astronaut Bruce McCandless II floats untethered away from the safety of the space shuttle, with nothing but his Manned Maneuvering…

Understanding how Lithium-ion batteries fail

What happens when lithium-ion batteries overheat and explode has been imaged inside and out for the first time by a…

100 million year old dinosaur footprints

A trove of more than 85 well-preserved dinosaur footprints has been exposed near Hastings, U.K., thanks in part to erosion…

Volcano eruption as seen from the International Space Station

Like some creepy sky jellyfish.

How different ions color flames

Curiosity rover spots Mars moon

Curiosity rover spots Mars moon Phobos disappearing into the planet’s shadow in the Martian twilight.