Nikon announced the winners Wednesday for the annual photomicrography contest, supporting a relationship between scientific research and artistic value.
The annual photos of the outer planets help update NASA's maps and include characteristics like wind, clouds, storms, and atmospheric chemistry.
The Hubble Space Telescope captured a remarkably clear photo of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 4639.
Pebbles spotted on Mars traveled about 30 miles down a river billions of years ago, say researchers.
NASA's tiny satellite, CubeSat, is now orbiting Earth in a preliminary test of the satellite's laser technology.
Researchers examined the effects of rising global temperatures on a variety of fish.