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Images of distinction - Veil Nebula

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Nov 2015

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a small section of the debris of one of the best-known s…

Images of distinction - New species of mites found in Taiwan

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Nov 2015

Gahrliepia (Gateria) lieni is one of three new species of mites found in Taiwan

Images of distinction – Stinging hydroid

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Oct 2015

Images of distinction – stinging hydroid

Images of distinction: Sea sapphire

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Oct 2015

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To understand how sea sapphires – part of the copepod family – change from transparent colours to…

Images of distinction: Comet Lovejoy

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Sep 2015

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Comet Lovejoy sails through the solar system in a green haze leaving cometary dust in its wake.!-…

Images of distinction: NASA confirms that liquid water flows on today’s Mars

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Sep 2015

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New findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet tha…

Images of distinction – Bullet Through Lemon, 1955.

Evoluted New Media | Added: 11 Sep 2015

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Bullet Through Lemon,  taken in 1955. This image is part of the exhibition Revelations: Experimen…

Images of distinction: The oldest cheloniellid arthropod

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Sep 2015

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A research team at the Geological Society of London studied fossils from the Lower Fezouata Forma…

Images of distinction – X-ray of angelfish & surgeonfish, 1896.

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Sep 2015

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!--more--X-ray of angelfish & surgeonfish, 1896. This image is part of the exhibition Revelations…

Images of distinction – Rosette Nebula

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Aug 2015

Roseta-NBv5 © Juan Ignacio Jiminez web

Measuring 50 light years in diameter, the large, round Rosette Nebula is found on the edge of a mol…

Images of distinction – Orion Nebula

Evoluted New Media | Added: 18 Aug 2015

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One of the most well-known astronomical objects in our universe is the Orion Nebula and this image …

Images of distinction – Aurora Panorama

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Aug 2015

Aurora Panorama 3 © Jan R. Olsen

The vivid green Northern Lights dance above Lyngenfjord, the longest fjord in Troms county in Norwa…

Images of distinction - sea slug

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Aug 2015

Stiliger genus ┬® California Academy of Sciences (2)

A recent expedition to the Philippines revealed more than 100 marine species new to science. Over t…

Images of distinction - Thor’s Helmet

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Aug 2015

Thor's Helmet © Adam Block

The distinctive shape of the nebula NGC 2359 has led to it also being known as Thor’s Helmet, resem…

Images of distinction – the world’s largest salt flat

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 Aug 2015

The Mirrored Night Sky © Xiaohua Zhao

Luminous purple sky mirrored in the thin sheet of water across the world’s largest salt flat in S…

Images of distinction – Lagoon Nebula

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Jul 2015

Herschel 36 the Heart of the Lagoon © László Francsics

The stellar nursery of the Lagoon Nebula lies in the constellation of Sagittarius is situated som…

Images of distinction – sea snail

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 Jul 2015

Mourgona genus ┬® California Academy of Sciences online

A recent expedition to the Philippines revealed more than 100 marine species new to science. Over t…

Images of distinction NOEMA observatory

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Jul 2015

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European scientists have discovered a previously unknown region of extreme star formation in the ‘M…

Images of distinction - sea pen

Evoluted New Media | Added: 6 Jul 2015

(sea pen) Unknown Veretillum ┬® Gary Williams and the California Academy of Sciences

A recent expedition to the Philippines revealed more than 100 marine species new to science. Over t…

Images of distinction - Spiral Planetary Nebula

Evoluted New Media | Added: 26 Jun 2015

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Spiral Planetary Nebula by Robert Gendler: The strange S-shape that gives the Spiral Planetary Ne…