The Short happy Life of a Serengeti Lion photos by Michael Nichols and Living with Lions photos by Brent Stirton both essays by David Quammen out today in the August issue of National Geographic Magazine . I will post one image from the story each day cu
France—On a bright summer morning a captive-bred male harvest mouse perches acrobatically in an Alsace wheat field. This species—the smallest European rodent—boasts a prehensile tail and builds a round nest that resembles a bird's.
Pillars of Creation Image Credit: J. Hester, P. Scowen (ASU), HST, NASA This image, taken w the Hubble Space Telescope in shows evaporating gaseous globules (EGGs) emerging from pillars of molecular hydrogen gas & dust. The giant pillars are LY
The cosmic cloud cataloged as NGC 281 - the eye-catching shapes looming are playfully called the Pacman Nebula because of its overall shape. It's about light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia.
The Eagle Has Risen: Stellar Spire in the Eagle Nebula. A billowing tower of gas and dust rises from the stellar nursery known as the Eagle Nebula. This small piece of the Eagle Nebula is 57 trillion miles long trillion km).