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July 14, 2022

NASA Reveals Its 2022 Photographers of the Year

While the public soaks in the triumph that is the first images of the James Webb Space Telescope, NASA reminds us that the agency also takes some incredible imagery right here on Earth. The 2022 NASA Photographer of the Year celebrates the hard work of the space agency's photographers and the winners were announced in a tweet by the NASA Headquarters Photo Department. The winning images were divided into four categories—Portraits, People, Documentation, and Places.

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May 20, 2022

Scientists Reveal the Artistic World Found Under a Microscope

Nearly 800 images were submitted to the Olympus Image of the Year Award 2021. Celebrating scientific photos taken with a microscope, the contest is filled with imagery that reveals a world hidden from the naked eye. This year's winner, Jan Martinek, took the top prize thanks to his interesting look at a small flowering plant often used in genetic research.

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April 14, 2022

Germany’s Nature Society Crowns the 2022 Nature Photographer of the Year

A young wildlife photographer rose to the top of the competition and took home the title of Nature Photographer of the Year in the German Society for Nature Photographer's annual contest. Thomas Hempelmann is just 23 years old, but he's proved to be a force in the photography world. His image of a male kestrel perched on a branch filled with blooms beat out 6,400 other photos for the win.

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