In this engaging scene from planet Earth, the Moon shines through cloudy skies following sunset on the evening of September 8. Despite the fading light, the camera’s long exposure still recorded a colorful, detailed view of a shoreline and western horizon looking toward the island San Gabriel from Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.
In the United States alone, 40% of their energy comes from coal. Of course, coal’s main attractiveness is its affordability, but it could be argued that the consequences of using coal far outweigh its low price.
Check out these 25 reasons why coal energy needs to be replaced and you decide whether coal’s use is warranted or outdated. And yes, we definitely want to hear from you on this one, so leave your comments right below this post.
Sometimes, Earth mimics a supernova, producing a Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flash from the tops of thunderstorms. A new lightning sensor on the International Space Station could solve the mystery of these energetic bursts.
‘Sea Change’ is a study of the tides around the coast of Britain. The views in each diptych are taken from identical positions at low water and high water, usually six or eighteen hours apart.
The tide comes and goes twice each day, but even when one spends a whole day by the sea it’s easy to miss how dramatic tidal change can be.
With parachute deployed and retro-rockets blazing, this spacecraft landed on planet Earth on September 11 (UT) in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.
Capturing the moment, the well-timed photograph was taken from a helicopter flying over the landing site.
You have to see these amazing nature GIFs.