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Space Photos of the Week: Swooning for the Swan Nebula

Space Photos of the Week: Swooning for the Swan Nebula

New imagery provides insight into how the giant cloud got its distinct shape.

Homelessness in the Living Rooms of the Rich

Homelessness in the Living Rooms of the Rich

The project puts DIY shelters built by the unhoused in some of San Francisco's most...

These Photos Bend Time and Space—Literally

These Photos Bend Time and Space—Literally

A special panoramic camera allows artist Jay Mark Johnson to distort reality.

404: The City Left Behind by China's Nuclear Ambitions

404: The City Left Behind by China's Nuclear Ambitions

An artist goes looking for his past in a Cold War ghost town.

Space Photos of the Week: An Ode to Infrared

Space Photos of the Week: An Ode to Infrared

The Spitzer Space Telescope wasn’t big, but its view of the universe was certainly...

Defying Vertigo to Capture Aerials From an Ultralight Plane

Defying Vertigo to Capture Aerials From an Ultralight Plane

A photographer overcame her altitude anxieties to capture canvas-worthy aerials...

The History of Food Photos, From Still Lifes to Brunch 'Grams

The History of Food Photos, From Still Lifes to Brunch...

Humans have been snapping pics of their plates for over 160 years—and photos of...

Space Photos of the Week: There’s Nothing Like the Sun

Space Photos of the Week: There’s Nothing Like the Sun

You’re gonna need shades for this one.

A Weekend at Concours d'Lemons, the World's Worst Car Show

A Weekend at Concours d'Lemons, the World's Worst Car Show

For those who wince at sports car show-offs, this wacky annual show is a sight for...

You Can’t Take This Photo: The Colossal Underbelly of an Iceberg

You Can’t Take This Photo: The Colossal Underbelly of an...

Tobias Friedrich dove into 27ºF water to capture the ice formations most people...

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir: The Stellar Women of the ISS

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir: The Stellar Women of the...

These astronauts are out of this world and breaking new ground for space science.

Meet the Sulfur Miners Risking Their Lives Inside a Volcano

Meet the Sulfur Miners Risking Their Lives Inside a Volcano

Mt. Ijen, on the island of Java, is one of the most dangerous workplaces on Earth.

Wildfire Photographs Are Constant Reminders of Chaos

Wildfire Photographs Are Constant Reminders of Chaos

An upcoming exhibit at the California Museum of Photography showcases the unpredictability...

Space Photos of the Week: Triton and Io, Here We Come

Space Photos of the Week: Triton and Io, Here We Come

If approved, these missions will be the first time Neptune's and Jupiter's respective...

The Profound Loneliness of New York Subway Platforms

The Profound Loneliness of New York Subway Platforms

Natan Dvir's photographs capture commuters inventing new ways to ignore each other.

Life Beneath the Deafening Roar of Heathrow's Flight Path

Life Beneath the Deafening Roar of Heathrow's Flight Path

It's loud, but Feltham's residents are more annoyed by the planespotters who storm...

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