NASA’s Night Photography Tracks Cracking Glaciers

Following the Larsen C ice shelf’s behavior quite closely, since one of the largest icebergs in history broke off in July, scientists came across a problem: it’s winter in Antartica and therefore it’s entirely dark. To solve the issue, NASA scientists have added a special instrument to a satellite in order to photograph and track the ice shelf. Instead of using regular light like normal …

Capturing Alaska on a Cellphone

Glaciers, dogsledding and landscapes remembered through Microsoft Lumia's phone camera and software

Home to seven out of 10 of the largest national parks in the United States (and the federal government happens to be the largest landowner in the state), Alaska is, without a doubt, one of the most unique places in the country. There’s more to The Last Frontier than lots of snow, king crab legs and Denali—and in between generous helpings of reindeer sausage, we …