A Powell photographer captured the eruption of America’s most famous geyser backlit by the moon.
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks opened their gates for limited visitor use on Monday. Laramie photographer Mike Vanata captured the event in photographs.
Researchers at the University of Utah deployed 133 portable seismographs for two weeks producing a diagram of the mystical feature’s underground plumbing.
Yellowstone National park partnered with Montana State University and Acoustic Atlas to document the sounds of the park and make them available to researchers and the public.
Park staff hope the opportunity to see more thermal features and learning about the science behind them will help visitors forge bond with the area.