Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week
Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you’ll discover 10 incredible photos and the stories behind them.
Dory and clan:
How closely do the animated “stars” in the new Disney/Pixar movie “Finding Dory” mirror their real-world animal counterparts?
[Full Story: Finding Dory’s Underwater Clan in the Real World]
Marine animals that inspired characters in “Finding Dory” are as fascinating and endearing in the real world as they are on screen.
[Full Story: Photos: Meet ‘Finding Dory’ Real-Life Counterparts]
The newly released photo — a composite of many images Opportunity captured in April and May — depicts Marathon Valley, a feature that cuts across the western rim of the 14-mile-wide (22 kilometers) Endeavour Crater.
If sharks at the Pacific atoll of Palmyra used Google Maps, they’d see a lot of red between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. every evening.
[Full Story: Sharks’ Evening ‘Rush Hour’ Discovered]
A new study investigated how indris — a large type of lemur native to Madagascar — use different techniques when singing with each other, to define their roles in the troop.
[Full Story: When Lemurs Sing, Young Males Follow a Different Beat]
If predators come calling, a red-eyed tree frog embryo can drop out of its egg to safety in a matter of seconds.
[Full Story: Frog Embryos Speed-Hatch to Escape Danger]
Carbon dioxide passed a notable symbolic threshold in Antarctic for the first time in 4 million years.
The images show the wreck has badly deteriorated, with the bow almost broken up.
Earthen mounds shaped into domes and spirals across Cambodia have archaeologists puzzled as to their purpose.
An extinct meteorite?
A newly uncovered meteorite may be the first-ever extinct meteorite — a member of a class of meteorite that no longer falls to Earth.
[Full Story: ‘Mysterious Object’ May Be First ‘Extinct’ Meteorite]