Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jul 15, 2016

Temperatures of the Universe: From Absolute Zero to ‘Absolute Hot’ [Infographic]

Temperatures of the Universe: From Absolute Zero to ‘Absolute Hot’ [Infographic]

BBC Future explores the temperatures of the Universe from Absolute zero (–273.15°C/ –459.67°F) to ‘Absolute hot’ (Planck temperature)

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Jul 4, 2016

The Winners of the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

The Winners of the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest

A photo of a horseman in Inner Mongolia has earned Anthony Lau the prestigious title of National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

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Jun 30, 2016

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

Auroras Larger Than Earth Spotted Over Jupiter

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have observed giant, vivid auroras on the poles of the Solar System’s largest planet

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Jun 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: One Street, Four Seasons

Picture of the Day: One Street, Four Seasons

Four-photo composite by Fatih Ozay shows the different seasons on a street in Newark, New Jersey near Branch Brook Park

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Jun 22, 2016

Musician Plays Piano in the Middle of the Arctic as Calving Glaciers Crash Behind Him

Musician Plays Piano in the Middle of the Arctic as Calving Glaciers Crash Behind Him

Acclaimed composer Ludovico Einaudi performs on a grand piano on a floating platform in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier

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Jun 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Rare Morning Glory Roll Clouds

Picture of the Day: Rare Morning Glory Roll Clouds

Spotted off the coast of Burketown, Queensland, Australia is a rare meteorological phenomenon that can be up to 1,000 km long

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Jun 20, 2016

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes cover much of this terrain, which has large boulders lying on flat areas between the dunes. It is late winter in the southern hemisphere of Mars, and these dunes are just getting enough sunlight to start defrosting their seasonal cover of carbon dioxide. Spots form where pressurized carbon dioxide gas escapes to the surface

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