News from the Field

NASA Beams Mona Lisa to the Moon

The Mona Lisa, one of the most recognizable pieces of art in human history, can now be viewed in its new location, orbiting gently above the moon. Using a carefully timed laser, NASA scientists... Read More

Antarctic Wave Slams Ship Carrying Students

An Antarctic storm pummeled a luxury cruise liner carrying 90 students from the elite Hotchkiss School in Connecticut on Sunday. According to the New York Times, the students were on a three-week... Read More

White-Nose Bat Found in Mammoth Cave

A bat with white-nose syndrome has been found in Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park, officials announced Wednesday. White-nose syndrome, which was discovered in New York in 2006, has killed... Read More

AT Hiker Found Dead in Trail Shelter

A hiker in his fifties was found dead on the Appalachian Trail in Great Smoky National Park on Wednesday. Rangers found his body in the Triknob Corner Shelter near the border of Tennessee and North... Read More

Utah Woman Describes Surviving Avalanche

Elisabeth Malloy, a 43-year-old Utah skier, was swallowed up by an avalanche on Sunday, but lived to tell the tale thanks to avy preparation, cool thinking, and the quick reactions of her ski... Read More