Photo Category

April 9, 2019

Photographing All 2,000 Miles of the US–Mexico Border

America’s border communities are politically and culturally diverse, but they agree on one thing: A border wall is a terrible idea.

April 6, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: YORP Effect, Cosmic Ducks, and More

The mellifluously named Yarkovsky–O’Keefe–Radzievskii–Paddack effect is tearing an asteroid apart, and it could also save the Earth from asteroid strikes.

April 3, 2019

Tower Bridge, London’s Engineering Marvel, Turns 125

A new pocket photo book celebrates one of Great Britain’s most iconic landmarks.

April 1, 2019

Russia’s Bid to Exploit Gas Under the Stunning Arctic Tundra

Photographer Charles Xelot documents the construction of a new liquefied natural gas plant in the energy-rich region of Yamal and shipping activities along the Northeast Passage.

March 30, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: Keep Space Weird

From pulsars to asteroids, the dark nothingness is full of surprises.