DIY on Mars and amazing ice caves: 24 fantastic Images of the Month August 2021
The greatest science images from around the world for August.
While a lot of the world still struggles to cope with the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have also been devastated by wildfires, floods and volcanoes, just as the IPCC released its latest report into the global impact of climate change.
However, it's not all bad news. There is still plenty or innovation going on around the world, with rubbish being used to make public benches, further scientific discoveries on Mars, and many efforts being made to combat climate change.
So take a look through the good, the bad, and the ugly in our round-up of science images for August 2021.
Rollin' rollin' rollin'
Aurora down under
Just a drill
A small sample
Dude, where's my car?
For those about to rock...
The hills are alive with the sound of solar
Ready for launch
Remote care robot
Testing testing 1, 2, 3
On the rocks with no ice
Stick in the mud
Check out more of our image sets:
- Amazing microscope images from the British Heart Foundation photography prize
- The most active meteor shower of 2021 in pictures
- Pizza robots and a 3D printed bridge - The best science photos of July 2021
- 23 mind-blowing images from Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021
Keep on the grass
Straight to your yacht
A rubbish bench
James Cutmore is the picture editor of BBC Science Focus Magazine, researching striking images for the magazine and on the website. He is also has a passion for taking his own photographs