Strange alien sights from our solar system and beyond.
Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator
These real medical conditions carry uncanny echoes of our monster legends.
A round-up of the latest astronomical illustrations and a salute to Cassini.
We offer another round of applause for the summer’s biggest astronomical event.
Never look directly at the sun without protective glasses.
This month’s slideshow features an exotic sunrise in our solar system and a comic about exoplanets.
This month’s tour through the universe features visits to a blistering planet and a chilly nebula, as well as a sweeping view of merging galaxies.
This month's extraterrestrial wonders include a dune-swept Martian beach, a polar view of Jupiter, and a young planetary system that seems to glare like a demonic eye.
This month's featured images include a commemorative portrait of the spacecraft Cassini and a composite image of dark matter.
This month's featured images include an awe-inspiring view of the Milky Way and a vibrant shot of a Martian canyon colorfully adorned by minerals.
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