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By Sarah Zhang on at

Here’s a late contender for what may be the evocative photos yet of March's total solar eclipse: a glowing black dot over a barren snowscape, as captured by astronomers observing the sun’s magnetic field on Norway's Svalbard islands. Read more >>

By Chris Mills on at

During a thunderstorm, it’s normally the lightning bolts that take over Instagram. But, if you’re a heliophysicist armed with rockets, your own lightning bolt, and some heavy science, it is entirely possible take images of thunder – like this one here. See more >>

By Andrew Liszewski on at

The new Lego Darth Vader minifig just got a little bit more faithful to the movies. Now his helmet splits in two, as it should be. Read More >>