How This New Probe Will Hunt for 'Alien' Earths loading...
How This New Probe Will Hunt for 'Alien' Earths
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will find whole new worlds at the right distances for us to spot signs of life.
Ancient Chronicles Show Modern Demise of Snub-Nosed Monkeys loading...
Ancient Chronicles Show Modern Demise of Snub-Nosed Monkeys
China’s 2,000-year-old enthusiasm for keeping meticulous records is providing scientists with an unusual resource to track the dwindling primate numbers.
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This Is What One of the Last Great Migrations Looks Like
Sandhill cranes have been migrating through Nebraska for thousands of years, and current efforts aim to make sure they can continue to flock there by the hundreds of thousands.
This Film Crew Might Be the First to See Humpbacks Give Birth loading...
This Film Crew Might Be the First to See Humpbacks Give Birth
Follow along on their journey to capture this world first.
Diamonds From Outer Space Formed Inside a Long-Lost Planet loading...
Diamonds From Outer Space Formed Inside a Long-Lost Planet
A gem-studded meteorite that fell in Sudan offers clues about the protoplanets that likely existed in our solar system's violent past.
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Exclusive: How We Made the First 3-D Virtual Reality Video in Space
Astronaut Paolo Nespoli had to get creative to shoot this stunning footage aboard the International Space Station.
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No, the World Will Not End on April 23
No matter how you interpret the latest cosmic signs, history tells us people don’t have the best track record at predicting the apocalypse
This Is Europe’s Unsung Cultural Capital—and Picasso’s Birthplace loading...
This Is Europe’s Unsung Cultural Capital—and Picasso’s Birthplace
Inspired by his genius, the Spanish port city Málaga transformed itself into a cultural hub.
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Where Did Picasso’s Genius Come From?
Pablo Picasso’s talent was fierce, dark, and revolutionary, but did it reach the level of true genius? It’s complicated, a new book says.
Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above loading...
Dramatic Photos of Our World From Above
This photographer provides a bird's-eye view of urban and natural wonders.
This Photo Captures A Near-Death Experience—And Later Trauma loading...
This Photo Captures A Near-Death Experience—And Later Trauma
After surviving an avalanche, climber and photographer Cory Richards captured the moment. But then what?
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Paraglider Soars Over Alaska Glacier In Thrilling Video
Chris Reynolds has flown hundreds of times over the last decade, and he’s not stopping anytime soon.

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