Looking Up and Down During the Eclipse

Looking Up and Down During the Eclipse

Astronauts and photographers captured unforgettable views of Earth and the Sun as the Moon’s shadow swept across North America.

Published Apr 12, 2024

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Antelope Valley Abloom

Antelope Valley Abloom

Poppies are sparse, but yellow wildflowers are blooming in Southern California.

Published Apr 15, 2024

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Towering Brandberg

Towering Brandberg

This reddish “burning mountain” of granite is the highest point in Namibia.

Published Apr 14, 2024

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A “Surprisingly Average” Year for Sierra Snowpack

A “Surprisingly Average” Year for Sierra Snowpack

The amount of snow in the California-Nevada mountain range was about average in April 2024—a rare occurrence.

Published Apr 12, 2024

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Drawdown of Klamath River Reservoirs

Drawdown of Klamath River Reservoirs

Human-made lakes along the western U.S. river were drained as part of the world’s largest dam removal project to date.

Published Apr 11, 2024

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