Using some of the world's most advanced microscope technology, scientists have captured images of molecules changing their charge state in real time.
"I truly believe it's a calling, not a job," says Detective Thomas Handley.
Unidentified woman breastfeeding a baby, ca. 1860. Schlesinger Library / Flickr You know the daguerrotypes. Stiff scenes of Victorian families in too much clothing, expressing about as much enthusiasm for one another as one would have for a lamppost. That's why we did a double – no, triple – take
What people in solitary confinement want to see, inside Hungary's military-themed summer camps and more of the best photos of the week.
It was the summer of 2019, and Warped Tour was to end its 25-year run. For real. But who actually thought that was true?
A decade before her disappearance, the Angelina Jolie of China hired me as her tutor. I got a crash course in China's dizzying celebrity-industrial complex.
"The earnest directness of these messages — the spartan facades and the calming symmetry — spark tinges of nostalgia for a seemingly less insane time."
Since the spring, pro-government militias and Khalifa Hifter, a renegade commander from eastern Libya, have been locked in the most violent conflict in the Libyan capital Tripoli since the ouster of longtime dictator Moammar Gaddafi in 2011.
What happens when you realize your photos were stolen? This man decided not to take it lying down.
Unless you're tackling rapids, kayaking is generally pretty laid back, but one Australian man had his kayaking excursion interrupted by a spectacularly gruesome display.
How do you turn an Italian idyll into a trash-choked nightmare? Add tourists.
In 1994, the Los Angeles region was rocked by a massive 6.7 earthquake that crumbled freeways and left the city in panic.
A group asked inmates to fill out a form describing a picture that they would like to receive. A volunteer would then create it.
The husband-and-wife team behind these stock images play both photographer and subject.
The search for George Washington, Shanghai's vanishing courtyard houses and other best photos of the week.
Built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, shikumen houses are barely holding on in the modern megacity.
Attendance at historical sites suggests it might be time for a new way to tell the national story.
Extreme weather means Midwest farm country, usually green, looks brown from orbit.
The Danish photographer Bent Rej, as he once put it, was in the right place at the right time when he started photographing the Rolling Stones.
For thousands of people in Chile yesterday, the Moon passed directly between Earth and the Sun, casting a day-blotting shadow just prior to the real dusk. And of course, there are pictures.
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