Behold The Beauty Of A Spring Equinox Sunset Over Alaska

This is either a shot of six people marveling at yesterday's spring equinox sunset on an unseasonably warm-ish (42 degrees) evening in Anchorage, Alaska ... or lost album art for an LP of AM radio jams, circa 1973. » 3/23/15 12:05am 3/23/15 12:05am

What it looks like in the Arctic Circle when the Sun never sets

This time lapse shows what 24 hours of a summer day (and I guess, a summer night) looks like in the Arctic Circle. You can see the Sun rising and setting like it normally does anywhere else but instead of disappearing beyond the horizon as the Earth turns, it pops right back up and the world never turns dark. » 3/07/15 6:45pm 3/07/15 6:45pm

Spectacular image of a double rainbow looks like a magic portal

The Earth Science Picture of the Day is featuring this spectacular photo of a double rainbow at the end of a stormy day. It was taken last April by Manolis Shamanos at sunset, in the island of Samos, Greece. It really looks like some kind of supernatural phenomenon. LeVar Burton explains how they form: » 5/31/14 12:21am 5/31/14 12:21am

What Sunsets Painted Centuries Ago Reveal About Global Air Pollution

Dramatic sunsets are undeniably gorgeous, but they portend something ominous: millions of fine particles polluting the air. Researchers are now studying sunsets painted over the past 500 years to find clues to how our air got dirtier after the Industrial Revolution. » 3/26/14 2:00pm 3/26/14 2:00pm

Shooting Challenge: Sunrise, Sunset

It's the quintessential landscape photo: the sunset, nature's own daily-painted masterpiece of texture, color and light. And for this week's Shooting Challenge, I want you to go out and capture the poor, workhorse of a star's soul. UPDATE » 7/28/10 1:40pm 7/28/10 1:40pm

South Korean Shipping Containers Repurposed For Optimum Sunset…

Shipping containers in my mind are forever associated with grim situations seen in TV shows like Dexter or The Wire, but in South Korea they can also be observatories for viewing sunsets. » 2/17/10 12:20pm 2/17/10 12:20pm

BlackBerry Curve 8320 Sunset Rises on T-Mobile Today

BlackBerry's Curve gets a "sunset" rust-color treatment, in the 8320 version available from T-Mobile from today. It's the standard 2-megapixel cam, Wi-Fi and quad-band phone, but in this case it's enabled for unlimited HotSpot Calling from T-Mobile hot-spots and Wi-Fi networks, including seamless hand-off to GSM if… » 8/04/08 10:15am 8/04/08 10:15am