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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Re-photography at Shamrock Glacier Monday, February 29, 20160

Re-photography at Shamrock Glacier

Re-photography continues providing evidence of environmental change.
The Birth of Geology at Siccar Point Sunday, February 28, 20160

The Birth of Geology at Siccar Point

Powerful ideas still emerge from close observations of the natural world.
Not SciFi but Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl for Real Friday, February 26, 20160

Not SciFi but Bio-bots that Run, Swim, and Crawl for Real

Robots based on biology that can run, swim, and crawl are being built to explore strange environments.
Alain de Botton on a New Approach to Success Wednesday, February 24, 20160

Alain de Botton on a New Approach to Success

Alain de Botton speaks on a new way of thinking about success.
Fastest Sea Level Rise in Nearly 3000 Years Tuesday, February 23, 20160

Fastest Sea Level Rise in Nearly 3000 Years

New research shows sea levels are rising the fastest since the founding of Rome...2800 years ago.
Swimming Pigs...Cute but Still Feral Monday, February 22, 20160

Swimming Pigs...Cute but Still Feral

A colony of feral pigs is established on an island in the Bahamas which shouldn't be "good news".
Charon's Grand Canyon Saturday, February 20, 20160

Charon's Grand Canyon

Pluto's moon Charon has a 'grand canyon' and once had a liquid water ocean.
Andres Ruzo: The Boiling River Friday, February 19, 20160

Andres Ruzo: The Boiling River

Andres Ruzo investigates boiling rivers and alternative energy sources.
JPL Travel Posters Wednesday, February 17, 20160

JPL Travel Posters

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created a fanciful series of space travel posters.
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.