Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano

Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano

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Kīlauea Volcano Photo by USGS

In this edition of Science Picture of the Week, we look at Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano. This image was taken on January 31, 2013 in Kīlauea showing a small lava lake, which has been present on the northeast side of the crater floor for nearly a year.

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Lung Cancer Cell Dividing

Lung Cancer Cell Dividing

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STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

In honour of World Cancer Day (Feb 4th 2013) this week I thought this photo would be fitting. This is a scanning electron micrograph (STEM), coloured by Steve Gscheissner, of a lung cancer cell dividing.

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Explosion On The Sun

Explosion On The Sun

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On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space.

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Chugach Transient Alaskan Orcas

Chugach Transient Alaskan Orcas

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Photo by Eva Saulitis, North Gulf Oceanic Society

This beautiful shot taken last summer in Resurrection Bay, showing six of the seven remaining Chugach transient orcas in existence, is this weeks Science Photo of the Week. Click here for the larger version.

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