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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Bringing Back a Bad-Ass Weasel

Following the successful reintroduction of the lynx to Colorado’s high country, the state is considering a similar program for the North American...

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Unsung Heroes

Environmental protection is typically defined by organizations like The Sierra Club, the World Wildlife Fund, or any myriad of other groups....

Monday, January 28, 2013

Solar Pop-Art

You see different kinds of detail viewing an object thru multiple wavelengths of light. Utilizing filters that capture an image in visible,...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Dolphin Rescue

Conscientiousness is a basic feature of intelligence and poorly understood. Psychological tradition says that the mental capacity requires an...

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Remote Views

Orbiting cameras provide exceptional opportunities to view of landscapes on Earth. Two new examples provide vivid stories of such remotely derived...

Friday, January 25, 2013

Fighting Climate Change with Star Power

For those who haven’t yet heard of a McTwist, Backside Rodeo or Triple Cork, check out the ESPN Winter X Games, which are in full swing, right...

Thursday, January 24, 2013

News: Instagram Still Owns Your Photos

The online photo-sharing service Instagram updated its privacy notices, making a big deal about how it has responded to its users who were alarmed...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Yes, It's Cold in New York

By Reilly Capps East Coasters think that the whole world is the East Coast, when in fact the East Coast is only four-fifths of the world...

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Is It Hot Enough Yet?

Australia has been undergoing a massive heat wave for months. January brought record-setting heat that lasted for weeks. Temperatures regularly...
Denying Science Thursday, January 10, 20190

Denying Science

Rejecting 'magic beans'.

What is Invisible? Tuesday, January 8, 20190

What is Invisible?

Dealing with the invisible.

Low-cost Reforestation Monday, January 7, 20190

Low-cost Reforestation

Successful reforesation that 'works with nature'.

When Big is Better Sunday, January 6, 20190

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Friday, January 4, 20190

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost a 1000 years ago.

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back Thursday, January 3, 20190

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

New Years Flyby Tuesday, January 1, 20190

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

Caving on Mars Monday, December 31, 20180

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 Saturday, December 29, 20180

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety Friday, December 28, 20180

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

A Rover's Photo Album Thursday, December 27, 20180

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

A Frozen Crater Lake Tuesday, December 25, 20180

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space Friday, December 21, 20180

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

Surf's Up, Way Up Wednesday, December 19, 20180

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

Rare Bird Rediscovered Tuesday, December 18, 20180

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

Plant Intelligence Monday, December 17, 20180

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Plant of the Month Saturday, December 15, 20180

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

Life on Mars, 2020 Thursday, December 13, 20180

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.