Mega Chad

Lake Mega Chad

About 7,000 years ago, a vast lake spread hundreds of square kilometers across north-central Africa. Known to scientists as Lake Mega Chad, it covered more than 400,000 square kilometers at […]

Surface of the Sun

Sun surface

This is the first image from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope of the sun’s surface. Released 30 January 2020. This picture is showing the highest ever […]

Meteor shower from space

Meteor shower from space

Every January, bits of asteroid 2003 EH1 cross paths with Earth’s orbit to create a beautiful annual meteor shower: the Quadrantids. As the fragments collide with our atmosphere, they disintegrate […]