The Census of Marine Life is studying an ocean's worth of microscopic marine species.
A bacterial DNA sequencing project uncovers the diversity of microbes in humans.
State-of-the-art spacecraft observes our Sun with unprecedented detail.
Satellites go wide, then zoom in on galactic dust.
Marine life increases in protected waters.
Zoom from the Himalayas to the edge of the observable Universe—and back again.
Ancient crystals reveal Earth's earliest era.
Ancient quartz crystals reveal our young planet's magnetic field.
Coastal fog has declined for these iconic giants.
Astronomers get a fresh perspective on the Orion Nebula.