Watch for the Andromeda galaxy, the most distant object visible to the naked eye, and an eclipse of two of Jupiter's moons. This week sky-watchers get to soak in a Jovian eclipse and also travel millions
TravelIntelligent Travel Join Nat Geo Travel at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History this Friday with our director of photography, Dan Westergren—and get real-time photo tips along the way.
The new simulation tracks the invisible gas that's warming the planet. NASA has released a striking visualization of how carbon dioxide flows around the world. In the simulation, plumes of the greenhouse
TravelWhere the Locals Go Zubair Khawar is a textile designer in the fashion industry, but his true passion is travel photography. Born and raised in Lahore, he has recently started exploring his hometown
Adventure In an era in which athletes are willing to take increasingly greater risks in front of the camera, is it ethical for brands to promote and benefit from this willingness? Clif Bar says no for
Astronomers thought they'd figured out where giant clusters of old stars come from. Hubble images have sent them back to the drawing board. The Hubble Space Telescope's recent images of giant balls of
As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue. Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried
Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water. LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge
TravelIntelligent Travel Notorious as the vicinity from which Amelia Earhart made her final distress calls, the equatorial Pacific between Hawaii and Fiji is becoming a little safer—at least for marine
Sky-watchers can follow the moon on a tour of night-sky treasures. This week the moon visits neighboring planets, the Saturn nebula, and two of the brightest stars in the late autumn sky. (See also: "Stars:
Wildlife A new study confirms polar bears leave signals for mates with every step they take. (Photograph by Mike Lockhart) National Geographic Imagine you’ve drawn a line across a jigsaw puzzle, and you’re
Indigenous peoples may be key to combating climate change, author says. She's glamorous and brilliant, a mother and a social critic. She has appeared in Vogue and marched with Occupy Wall Street protesters.
Changing Planet As part of Big Cat Week on Nat Geo Wild, several National Geographic big cat researchers, photographers, and conservationists (including me) are joining together for a live video chat Google+
Out-of-date dinosaurs undercut the science seen in the movie's trailer. Who doesn't love a dinosaur flick? Well, paleontologists have a few fossil bones to pick with Jurassic World, the latest in a line
You're not going crazy. That could have been a drone outside your airplane window. More and more pilots are reporting that they're encountering drones during flight. The number of these reports have ballooned
Just a couple days after releasing the fifth and sixth iPhone 6 ads starring Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, Apple has released a seventh called "Voice Text". The new ad focuses on one of the new introduced
Artist Ra Paulette has hand-carved elaborate and awe-inspiring caves deep into the rock faces of New Mexico for more than a decade. Making a daily trek into the sandstone mesas of New Mexico, Paulette
There have been a number of signs that the consumers’ rush to buy into the iPad ecosystem was slowing, but data from IDC today puts the slowing retail success of Apple’s tablet into an interesting position.
A mirror that sends heat into the frigid expanse of space has been designed by scientists to replace air-conditioning units that keep buildings cool on Earth. Researchers believe the mirror could slash
After several nearly-exhausting months of teasers, leaked casting news, posters, trailers and a creepy, stop-motion opening sequence featuring a naked androgynous clown with a giant boot-wearing leg for
Humans aren't the only species that try to get rid of bacteria On hot vents deep underneath the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, there lives something unusual: a gene that fights bacteria. The gene belongs