‘Explosive’ photo captures ‘otherworldly beauty’ of spawning fish during a full moon

A striking photo capturing the “explosive creation of life” of spawning groupers beat more than 50,000 other photographs to win the grand prize at the 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.  The underwater image, called “Creation,” shows camouflage groupers (Epinephelus polyphekadion), a species vulnerable to extinction, emerging from a cloud of eggs and sperm […]

Best Fitbit prices and deals

Wondering where can you find the best Fitbit prices and deals without breaking the bank? We’ve scoured every discount on fitness trackers and smartwatches and collated them here so you don’t have to waste time looking for the lowest price. Fitbit has made a name for itself in the last few years – positioning itself […]

Climate change is making Earth dimmer

Earth is reflecting less light as its climate continues to change, new research suggests. A beautiful phenomenon connects climate and brightness: clouds. Clouds are a notoriously complicated piece of the climate puzzle — scientists struggle to model how clouds will respond to climate change and how those responses in turn will shape the future climate. […]

‘Box seats’ found at Roman Empire-era arena in Turkey

Archaeologists in western Turkey have discovered the 1,800-year-old equivalent of “box seats” at a giant arena dating to the Roman Empire. During excavations at the ancient amphitheater of Pergamon, a large arena built to mirror Rome’s Colosseum, researchers discovered two seat blocks with carved inscriptions on the arena’s east side, according to a blog post […]

Superbright aurora lights up Earth’s night side in incredible image from space

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) captured a stunning new photo of the luminous green and red lights of an aurora hugging clouds swirling around Earth’s night side.  “Another aurora but this one is special as it is so bright,” European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet wrote on Instagram and Twitter. “It is […]