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AMAZING IMAGES: THE BEST SCIENCE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

10.03.2018

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.

Not so Unique Perspective

Two photographers captured photographs so much like one another that a stranger thought one of them was stolen.

[Full Story: These 2 Photographers Never Met, But They Took the Exact Same Photo]

Penguin Selfies:

An adorable pair of emperor penguins recently captured the cutest of all animal selfies when they encountered a camera left behind in their rookery.

[Full Story: Antarctic Penguins Find Research Camera, Proceed to Take Most Adorable Selfies]

To Save or Not to Save:

With the last northern white rhino named Sudan standing on his last leg, conservationists are debating whether his subspecies has a chance at survival.

[Full Story: Can (and Should) the Northern White Rhino Be Saved?]

Vanishing Island:

Shelly Island, which formed in June 2017 off the coast of North Carolina's barrier islands, has disappeared due to strong hurricanes and storms, new NASA images reveal.

[Full Story: Mysterious Sandbar Island That Formed Last Summer Is Gone Once Again]

Dropping the Snow:

A powerful nor'easter is expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some regions of the U.S. northeast today (March 7) and satellites are tracking the snowstorm from space.

[Full Story: Behemoth Snowstorm Watched by Satellites As It Hits US Northeast]

Saving the Ice:

Summer's coming, which means that soon enough it'll be time to tuck the glaciers in.

[Full Story: Every Year, the Swiss Cover Their Melting Glaciers in White Blankets]

Lost, Now Found:

This haunting film reel was lost for 100 years. Soon, the world will see its contents.

[Full Story: Long-Lost Footage of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Discovered at Flea Market]

Polos Raising Awareness:

In collaboration with the IUCN, sportswear brand Lacoste is temporarily booting its iconic crocodile embroidery from the chest of a limited number of its polos in favor of 10 endangered species.

[Full Story: 10 Species That Are in So Much Danger They'll Be Featured on Limited-Edition Shirts]

Misleading Images

A popular YouTube channel is trying to convince viewers that photos of an avalanche on an island near Antarctica depict an alien spaceship crash site.

[Full Story: This Weird Google Earth Picture Does Not Show a Crashed UFO]

The Fairy Returns:

A strange plant that needs no sunlight and sucks on underground fungi for nutrients has turned up in Borneo, Malaysia, 151 years after the last time a scientist found it.

[Full Story: Bizarre, Parasitic 'Fairy Lantern' Reappears in the Rainforest After 151 Years]




source:  livescience.com