The LED sun: artificial light completely mimics properties of natural sunlight

A natural skyline at the flick of a switch.

This is what the photographed black hole’s “neighborhood” looks like

You came into the right neighborhood.

Fossil Friday: new study says Texas used to be a ‘veritable Serengeti’ 11 to 12 million years ago

If you like cool photos of fossils, we’ve got just the paper for you!

The Art Institute of Chicago Now offered unrestricted access to over 52,000 high-res artistic imagery

It’s a laudable initiative.

No Photoshop involved: this iceberg really is almost perfectly rectangular

It’s as if someone cut it with a knife.

Astronaut tweets incredible pictures of Hurricane Florence heading for the US East Coast

“Watch out, America!”

Kidney stones form like any rock, may hold day-by-day history of your body’s health

We’re all Stonebenders in our kidneys!

The role of art in research with science illustrator Sarah Gluschitz

Tip of the hat to the people who make science books so, so pretty.

NASA reveals new, crystal-clear images of Saturn’s moon Titan

Looking sharp, Titan!

Every point of light in this photo is a galaxy

Kind of puts things into perspective, doesn’t it?

The constellation Vela explodes with color (and new suns) in ESO-captured snaps

Space — the prettiest frontier.

New Antarctic Dinosaurs on Display at Field Museum

It’s a great way to spend an afternoon or a day off.

‘Tank Man’: The iconic image that China doesn’t want you to see

This picture sent ripples throughout the entire world on June 5, 1989, the morning after the Chinese military violently suppressed the Tiananmen Square protests.

Scientists win photo contest with image of a single, trapped atom

A single atom, trapped in time and space.

NASA’s New Horizons probe snaps farthest image from Earth

There’s a man-made shuttle at the edge of the solar system, taking photos. It’s mind bending.

New panorama shows just how amazing Curiosity’s journey has been on Mars

It’s a breathtaking view!

Ever wanted to see how far apart the Earth and the Moon are? Well, now you can

It’s not exactly accurate, but it’s a dazzling display.

Jupiter is still a ridiculously beautiful place judging from Juno’s pics, and here’s how it does it

A dash of chemistry, a stroke of physics, all mixed in with behemothian mass.

Ancient tomb filled with stunning, pillaged bronze vessels, found in China

Ever seen a wine bottle shaped like a deer?

“Apocalyptic” Red Sun phenomenon in UK triggered by Hurricane Ophelia, forest fires, and dust from the Sahara

The red Sun is not dangerous, but the hurricane is!