An artist’s impulse to recreate natural landscapes leads to fiery scientific explorations that elucidate the behavior of erupting lava and the solid shapes it becomes.
Innovative Postage Stamp Celebrates Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse
The eclipse expert whose photographs appear on the stamp said he is thrilled about the opportunities that the stamp and the eclipse afford to excite people about science.
Science Offers New Clues About Paintings by Munch and Leonardo
An unusual type of cloud might explain the sky in The Scream, and scientific verisimilitude reveals which is the real da Vinci masterpiece, new studies suggest.
Stamps Celebrate National Parks on Agency's Centennial
Striking images showcase iconic and lesser known U.S. national parks, seashores, and historic sites.
Amoeba People Sing Quirky Tunes About Geoscience
A whimsical backstory identifies the musicians as aliens from the planet Crouton sent to Earth to transmit scientific information back home in song.
As Mars Gets Close, So Does a Blitz of Red Planet Dramas
NASA's first Mars program director advised the creators of the new film The Space Between Us, which opens this summer, on the science related to Mars colonization.
A cartoonist wrestles with the Fall Meeting scientific program in search of amazing science to inspire drawings on new findings presented at the meeting.
The Melodies of Monsoons: Weather in Indian Classical Music
Western composers evoke nature's fury with orchestral music that imitates the sounds of weather. Indian composers depict the monsoon rains in more abstract terms with the classical raga system.
Aurora Painting Pays Tribute to Civil War's End
Frederic Edwin Church's 1865 arctic landscape, Aurora Borealis, is a beautiful depiction of nature. It might also be a memorial reflection on the end of the war.
Musical Composition Conveys Climate Change Data
A student at the University of Minnesota communicates climate change science in an innovative way.