As of Thursday, February 18, 2020, NASA‘s fifth ever Mars rover has successfully landed on the dusty red planet. After an almost seven month journey across the 292.5 million miles separating Mars from Earth, NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover is ready to begin its first two-year mission around the Jezero Crater area. This ancient lakebed may hold fossils proving there once really were living Martian organisms.
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Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was an iconic painter with a lasting legacy.
Texans are currently facing a brutal cold front and widespread power grid outages.
Photographing the natural world is an art form with a side of science. Whether they are identifying species or capturing the effects of climate change, wildlife photographers immerse themselves in their surroundings, and the are awarded for their incredible images every year. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year—developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London—is a prestigious competition that has drawn nature photographers from around the world for decades.
Underwater photography takes patience, technical skill, and an adventurous spirit.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is a must-see for art lovers who happen to find themselves in New York City.
City nights have long enchanted artists. Vincent Van Gogh once painted a Café Terrace at Night, with unidentifiable guests taking late-night libations under golden light. Modern photographers too are drawn to the dramatic illuminations and shadowy figures of urban evenings. French photographer and artistic director Aishy has found inspiration in the neon-paneled streets of Tokyo.
As a pivotal figure in the Space Race between the United States and the U.S.S.
History is replete with problematic—and even factually incorrect—narratives.
The historic regions of upstate New York are excellent places to go antiquing—old treasures often turn up in unlikely places. For one antiques enthusiast, the find of a lifetime was waiting for him in the attic of a building he purchased in the small town of Geneva. A lawyer named David J. Whitcomb bought the older building to expand his law practice.
For centuries, people of many cultures have ascribed various meanings and powers to different gemstones.
It's no secret that recycling plastic is good for the Earth.