Every summer, the population of algae in the North Atlantic reaches a peak, with the blue-green color of the phytoplankton causing the ocean to visibly change, even from space.
Back in May, I went to Stonehenge and Loughcrew. I did actually get to go inside Loughcrew and see the tombs as well. Here are some fun pictures from that as well as a Cairn.
A selfie taken on Earth may not be that exciting, but snapped in space, the humble selfie suddenly becomes something pretty special. Here are some of the greatest spaces selfies ever to be snapped, ranging from the majestic, to the comic — even a few from before the selfie officially existed.
The Wellcome Library has released over 100,000 historical medical, science, and art images, and they are gorgeous, strange, and a little macabre.
From the fine production team at Anton Pictures comes Empire of the Apes, the tale of a "Female SpacePrison" which "found the entropy" and "dared to crash." Not only that, but this flick takes place "in a world where space rule." Plus there are women in teeny outfits with guns, men in silver bucket hats, spaceships…
A couple of die hard Star Wars fans camped out in the scorching California desert to watch the filming of the infamous barge scene in George Lucas' Return of the Jedi. Separated only by a chain-link fence, the group snapped some truly astounding behind-the-scenes images. Including Boba Fett's last call.
Here it is at last — your first look at Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit. What do you think? Does this seem like a hero worth having Leonard Nimoy sing about?
We only have five billion years left until the Milky Way galaxy crashes into Andromeda, our nearest neighbor. What will happen to us then? Because galactic collisions take place over millions or billions of years, the process isn't well understood.
Ready for 2011's new crop of TV shows? Get a sneak peek at J.J. Abrams' time-bending mystery show Alcatraz, the comic book adaptation of Joe Hill's Locke & Key, and see the doll that gives Wonder Woman breast envy.
We're dying to see Martin Scorsese's first kid-friendly movie, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Not just because it's a loose retelling of the life of science fiction movie pioneer Georges Méliès, but also for its clockwork wind-up man.
A cloud of ionized gas floats over the surface of the sun, in this mind-blowing photo by Alan Friedman. Using a filter that only records a narrow wavelength of light emitted by hydrogen, Friedman captured the sun's texture... and eruption.
Don't you hate it when you're stealing embryos from a secret government cloning facility and you swipe the Anti-Christ clone? Plus a first look at Nick Frost's alien invasion flick Attack The Block!
In Limitless, an experimental mind-expanding drug blasts Eddie Morra (Bradley Cooper) into super-stardom. Enter evil suit Robert De Niro (playing what could be his best-named character ever, Carl Van Loon) and you've got a hot-blooded mind-job film about pills, science, death, addiction, wealth and sexy male cleavage.…
It's not a big secret that the final Twilight film ends with a bit of a surprise for both vampire Edward Cullen and Bella. So meet the fruit of their loins, who comes into this world by cracking Bella's ribs!
The first major difference between Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot and the Tobey Maguire series has been confirmed. Andrew Garfield won't develop the power to shoot webs organically, he'll have to build the old-school web shooters!
Here it is — the first ever picture of Andrew Garfield in his Spider-Man costume, looking as though he's feeling the Great Responsibility. What do you think?
Gorgeous poster from the surfer scene where the aliens invade.