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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Top 10 New Species for 2014 Wednesday, December 31, 20140

Top 10 New Species for 2014

There were a few "good news" bits in 2014...biologically speaking.
Reflections on 2014 Tuesday, December 30, 20140

Reflections on 2014

Robert Reich reflects on "grass roots" accomplishments during the past year.
When is fear mongering justified? Monday, December 29, 20140

When is fear mongering justified?

Can someone use facts to monger fear? Is it right?

Earth & Space Saturday, December 27, 20140

Earth & Space

A photo-animation of Earth and space by the ESA.
Where Does Creativity Come From? Friday, December 26, 20140

Where Does Creativity Come From?

Creativity and genus can be a bit of magic for anyone.
Santa's Crisis of Confidence Tuesday, December 23, 20140

Santa's Crisis of Confidence

The Big Guy is asking big questions.
X-Ray'd Monday, December 22, 20140


JPL may have decided to join the art market with a stunning new view of the Sun.
Gravity's Potato Sunday, December 21, 20140

Gravity's Potato

The Earth's gravitational field is unevenly distributed and looks like a lumpy potato.
Air Pollution Life Cycles Saturday, December 20, 20140

Air Pollution Life Cycles

Scientists have turned to animators in helping to communicate an important story about air pollution.
Connecting Country Thursday, March 8, 20180

Connecting Country

A win, win, win project.

Juno Delivers, Again! Tuesday, March 6, 20180

Juno Delivers, Again!

Viewing data from Juno's mission to Jupiter.

GOES-17 Launched Monday, March 5, 20180

GOES-17 Launched

GOES-17 goes into orbit.

Bombed Out Saturday, March 3, 20180

Bombed Out

Super-storm Riled bombs the East Coast.

Resilience Mapping Friday, March 2, 20180

Resilience Mapping

Preparing communities for climate change.

Tumbler in Paradise Wednesday, February 28, 20180

Tumbler in Paradise

Earthquakes driving geological and biological diversity.

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor Tuesday, February 27, 20180

Mysteries on the Ocean Floor

New discoveries on undersea mountains.

River Restoration and the Market Monday, February 26, 20180

River Restoration and the Market

River restoration is both economically and ecologically important.
Crossing Boundaries Sunday, February 25, 20180

Crossing Boundaries

Biodiversity boundaries are being crossed.

What is Invisible? Friday, February 23, 20180

What is Invisible?

How do  you deal with the invisible?

Wild Temperatures Thursday, February 22, 20180

Wild Temperatures

It's now above freezing in the Arctic winter.

Bobbing Boulders Wednesday, February 21, 20180

Bobbing Boulders

Building landforms is a continuous process.

Reverence Tuesday, February 20, 20180


A Sierra Nevada meditation.

Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons Monday, February 19, 20180

Plant of the Month: Rhododendrons

Rhodies are the 'plant of the month'.

Mud Flow Event Sunday, February 18, 20180

Mud Flow Event

The Grand Staircase can be both awesome and deadly.

Solar Trackers Friday, February 16, 20180

Solar Trackers

Sunflowers as solar tracking experts.

Teaching Science via Virtual Labs Thursday, February 15, 20180

Teaching Science via Virtual Labs

Storytelling, virtual labs, and 'big data' for science education.
New Plastics Economy Tuesday, February 13, 20180

New Plastics Economy

A more sustainable economy is envisioned.