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Amazing basalt formations

Basalt – a volcanic rock formed by the rapid cooling of lava. In a world there is a huge number of basalt formations, these are 10 of the most beautiful ones.

Fantastic cyclone in Australia

The eye-catching photographs accompanying this story were captured by Brett Martin just before sunset on Wednesday afternoon, 25 nautical miles north-west of Onslow.

Catfish hunt pigeons

Catfish are hunting pigeons as prey in a development scientists are calling evidence of adaptive behavior.

Turnip rock island

Turnip Rock is located near the town of Port Austin American (Michigan) in Lake Huron, which is part of the chain of the North American Great Lakes, in the U.S. and Canada.

The strongest solar flare

August 31, 2012 at the Sun was recorded giant flare that caused the magnetic storm on Earth. A cloud of hot plasma, more like a firestorm, rose at a rate of 5.2 million km / h on hundreds of thousands of kilometers above the surface of the star. NASA scientists managed to make unique pictures.

Gazelle escaped crocodiles in the water

It turns out that not only Jesus and the Apostle Peter could walk on water. This gazelle desperately decided to dive into the river, breaking all laws of gravity, run on the water surface, saving her life. Crocodiles with their snapping jaws did not succeed to grab frisky beast . Interestingly, she did run away […]

Chinese red beach

The red beach is located in the lower reaches of the river Lyahoe, about 30 kilometers from the city of Panjin. Red beach is made of algae which grow to full flower in the salt-alkaline soil. They begin to rise from April to May and remain green all summer. In the fall they become fiery […]

Olympus – the highest mountain in the solar system

Olympus (lat. Olympus Mons) – an extinct volcano on Mars, the tallest mountain in the solar system. Before the flight (which showed that the Olympus – the mountain), this place was known to astronomers as Nix Olympica (¬ęSnows of Olympus” – due to a higher albedo).