February 13, 2018
Since the Winter Olympics were first held in 1924, they only have been hosted twice in Asia, both times in Japan. This year, the games finds a new home in South Korea, in the northeastern cities of Pyeongchang and Gangneung.
February 6, 2018
In what’s being hailed as a “major breakthrough” in Maya archaeology, researchers have identified the ruins of more than 60,000 houses, palaces, elevated highways and other human-made features that have been hidden for centuries under the jungles of northern Guatemala.
January 30, 2018
This image from the Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite, recorded on Aug. 29, 2017, shows how the river branches off into numerous channels that meander through the low-lying terrain on their way to the sea.
January 23, 2018
Ships churning through the Atlantic Ocean produced this patchwork of bright, criss-crossing cloud trails off the coast of Portugal and Spain.
January 8, 2018
This geocolor image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-16 satellite captures the deepening storm off the East Coast of the United States on Jan. 4, 2018.
December 13, 2017
In June 2016, GHGSat Inc. of Montreal launched a microsatellite called Claire on an ambitious demonstration mission to prove that greenhouse gas emissions from point sources on the ground could be monitored from space.
December 12, 2017
The wildfires in Southern California were photographed by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik from the International Space Station during a flyover of the region on Dec. 7, 2017.