Nasa Earth news
NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.
A new NASA field campaign will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate. The Arctic Radiation IceBridge Sea and Ice Experiment (ARISE) will conduct research flights Aug. 28 through Oct. 1, covering the peak of summer sea ice melt.
NASA seeks to unlock secrets of Lake Erie algal blooms.
Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-piloted aircraft used in the study from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 11, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought.
Originally only available on Android, Google's Photo Sphere now allows iOS users to see what all the fuss is about, in stunningly immersive, 360-degree clarity.
Packaging advanced DSLR features into a compact, user-friendly interface, the new Pentax K-S1 looks like a marriage between camera and smartphone that could appeal to photographers of a variety of experience levels.
Instagram videos just got a much needed quality infusion thanks to Hyperlapse, an app that should make amateur-shot short form vids more viewable.
The Fujifilm X30, successor to the X20, is the latest iteration of the X-series compact camera, and it includes a Real Time Viewfinder Fujifilm calls "the largest, brightest, fastest and highest resolving viewfinder in its class."
Casio's Exilim EX-FR10 lets adventurers take selfies anywhere.
Photography tips and techniques
Guide to freelensing: Discover how to achieve creamy defocused effects without a dedicated tilt-and-shift lens or Photoshop
Martin Evening on how to remove fringing caused by axial chromatic aberrations
Martin Evening shows how to create a panoramic image using Photomere
Martin Evening explains how to make subtle changes to an image while preserving fine highlight detail
Four lucky AP readers learn from wildlife photographer Dave Stevenson about how to caputre great animal shots at ZSL London Zoo.