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Photo

Portraits of Young Filmmakers Changing the Game

Photographers Nathanael Turner and Nathan Bajar photographed talented young directors on both coasts.
Nathanael Turner and Nathan Bajar
3.7.17
nasa

These Are The Best Satellite Images of Earth's Weather Taken So Far

The new images from NOAA's GOES-16 satellite show why Earth science is so vital at a time when the Trump Administration has called it into question.
Becky Ferreira
1.23.17
Lasers

Physicists Measure Atomic Event Within a Trillionth of a Billionth of a Second

New method captures photoemission of electrons from helium atoms with a degree of precision impossible with cameras.
Leif Johnson
11.14.16
Art

When it Comes to Protecting Girls Online, We're Still in 'Virgin Territory'

This dance-theater piece interrogates the sexualization of women on the internet.
Catherine Chapman
11.12.16
100 years

How a Harrowing Photo of One Woman's Death Became an Iconic Pro-Choice Symbol

In 1973, Ms. magazine published a haunting photo of a woman named Gerri Santoro, who'd died of a back-alley abortion. At the time, no one could have predicted what an impact it would have on the pro-choice movement.
Amanda Arnold
10.26.16
Photo

John Edmonds's Latest Photo Series Is a Gorgeous Exploration of Loss and Desire

John Edmond's 'Lovers & Friends' brings together the artist's photographs, writings, and musings about relationships, loss, and desire.
Elizabeth Renstrom
10.8.16
nasa

Hubble's Birthday Gift to the World Is This Trippy Bubble Nebula

The HST turns 26.
Michael Byrne
4.21.16
earth

MIT Tool Gives the Cost of Installing Solar Panels on Any Roof in Your City

How good is your roof for solar power?
Daniel Oberhaus
2.7.16
Photo

Looking Back at Mary Ellen Mark's Iconic Photos of a Prostitute Named Tiny

Mary Ellen Mark began documenting drug users, vagrants, pimps, and more in Seattle during the 80s. After she met a 13-year-old prostitute named Tiny, her work focused on the young girl for the next 30 years.
Efrem Zelony-Mindell
1.23.16
earth

El Nino to California: Game On

Just as predicted, this year's record El Nino is drenching the southwest.
Michael Byrne
1.9.16
News

The ISS Is Getting a New Camera to Check Itself for Space Debris Damage

The $1.7-million vision system will launch in 2020, and is 'roughly the size of a microwave oven.'
Matthew Braga
1.7.16
Photo

Pacifico Silano Uses Forgotten Gay Porn to Create New Queer History

The photographer's latest exhibition, Tear Sheets, fuses cultural detritus with contemporary art tropes to figuratively mold the past.
Efrem Zelony-Mindell
1.3.16
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