"Star Trails over Aoraki" © Lee Jaszlics

A few days ago I asked you to submit your best Nature & Science images from the past year, and wow- you did not disappoint!

Below, in no particular order, are links to all participants’ selections. If you have a “Best of 2013″ gallery and wish to be added, drop a link in the comments.

Tom Houslay

Jack Owicki

Sarah Boon

Ted MacRae

Bryan Reynolds

"Scorpion fluorescing under UV illumination" © Jack Owicki

Talbot Brooks

Robley Hood

Devon Jerothe

Hadel Go

Nash Turley

"A Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber) sits on a submerged tree trunk in a bog at sunset." © Clay Bolt

Nicky Bay

João Burini

John Beetham

Candace Lynn

Bill Rockenbeck

Troy Shantz

"Small Tortoiseshell" © Matt Cole

John Troiani

Kathy Keatley Garvey

Thomas Shahan

Andy Warren

Gil Wizen

Meredith Mahoney

"An Atlantic sharpnose shark immediately before release" - RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program © Frank Gibson

Kimberly Hosey

UK Wildlife 1 & UK Wildlife 2

RJ Dunlap Marine Conservation Program

Oscar Antonio Blanco

Dave Stone

"Lucilia sp." © Oscar Antonio Blanco

Rick Lieder

Todd Pierson

Great Blue Herons

David Orr

Riccardo Polini

Clay Bolt

untitled, from Zen Mind, Material World ©

Zestin Soh

Vincent Fung

Sean McCann

Chris Goforth

Daniel Dye

"Turtle survey at Comal Springs, TX" © Danté Fenolio

Matt Bertone


Matt Cole

Adrian Thysse

Seth Burgess

untitled, © John Troiani

Brian Cutting

Dave Huth

Dante Fenolio

Zen Mind, Material World

Brian Silverman

"Planthopper nymph (Fulgoromorpha) displaying an explosive butt" © Nicky Bay

Alan Kotok

Margarethe Brummermann

Lee Jaszlics

Singapore Nature

Chris Helzer

"Cottonwood leaves. The Nature Conservancy’s Kelly Tract, Nebraska." © Chris Helzer

Daniel Stoupin (with backstory)

Adam Blake

Derek Hauffe

Tom Astle

Walter Sanford


"Bee Beard: Polish bee scientist Jakub Gabka" © Kathy Keatley Garvey