This striking Jovian vista was created by citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA’s Juno spacecraft.
Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the
Jack Spencer began making the photographs in This Land: An American Portrait, published recently by University of Texas Press, a few years after the 9/11 attacks, “in hopes of making a few ‘sketches’ of America in order to gain some clarity on what it means to be living in this nation at this moment in […]
Thanks to Google Street View, we can see many corners of the world we may never even visit. Some artists even use it to create photos of remote places from their own home. Now, Google itself finds a way to produce professional-looking photos from their Street View shots. They have created Creatism, a deep-learning system […]
Osaretin Ugiagbe’s photographs of Nigeria, where he lived until he was 16, and the Bronx, where he as lived since, share a sensibility—both include dense compositions, where human faces and urban action fill the frame in surprising ways. Ugiagbe’s photographs (along with a selection of his paintings) are on view in “Unbelonging,” a show up […]
NASA astronaut Jack Fischer tweeted this photograph from the International Space Station on June 3, 2017, writing, “Never had a corner office with a view, but I must admit, I like it… a lot! #SpaceRocks.” Fischer, a member of the 2009 astronaut class, has been living and working aboard the orbiting laboratory since April 20, […]
Expedition 51 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet captured this nighttime photo of Florida from the International Space Station. Bright lights include the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area, and Orlando, with Cape Canaveral to the east, where launch preparations for SpaceX’s next cargo mission are underway at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
A new NASA mission, the Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), is headed for the International Space Station to observe one of the strangest observable objects in the universe. In this photo, NICER’s X-ray concentrator optics are inspected for dust and foreign object debris that could impair functionality once in space.
A view of Earth from 36,000 nautical miles away as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft during its trans-lunar journey toward the moon. While the Yucatan Peninsula is obscured by clouds, nearly all of Mexico north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec can be clearly delineated.