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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Vulcan's Moon Monday, March 31, 20140

Vulcan's Moon

Io is one strange moon. Vulcan, the ancient God of fire, would be right at home.
Sports Fans Sunday, March 30, 20140

Sports Fans

Sports fans can start young!
Lungs of the Earth Saturday, March 29, 20140

Lungs of the Earth

Amazon rainforests are often referred to as the "lungs of the Earth".
Earth Hour Saturday, March 29, 20140

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is today. Have you heard about it?
Dune Abstractions Friday, March 28, 20140

Dune Abstractions

Sand dunes are beautiful no matter where they occur.
Restoring a Delta Thursday, March 27, 20140

Restoring a Delta

For the first time in nearly a century, water is once again flowing into the Colorado River delta.
Turtle People to the Rescue, 2 Wednesday, March 26, 20140

Turtle People to the Rescue, 2

Turtles maintain a special place in Riled Up.
Bend in the River Tuesday, March 25, 20140

Bend in the River

When you're floating on a river, it's hard to get a complete perspective on the environment.
Clash of the Titans Monday, March 24, 20140

Clash of the Titans

When galaxies collide, one gets consumed by the other as they merge.
OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers Sunday, November 5, 20170

OMG Scans Greenland Glaciers

Scanning Greenland's ice dynamics.

Compassion and other creatures Sunday, November 5, 20170

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! Saturday, November 4, 20170

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.
A Brewing Storm Friday, November 3, 20170

A Brewing Storm

Climate change is already affecting growers of coffee.

Conservatives and Conservation Thursday, November 2, 20170

Conservatives and Conservation

  Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental...
Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time Wednesday, November 1, 20170

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.
Whales & Drones Tuesday, October 31, 20170

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.
Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper Monday, October 30, 20170

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Fishing for Plastic Saturday, October 28, 20170

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Tsunami Invaders Thursday, October 26, 20170

Tsunami Invaders

Invasive species raft across the ocean.

The Playful Wonderland Tuesday, October 24, 20170

The Playful Wonderland

From fire to photographs.

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland Monday, October 23, 20170

Restoration Ecology 101: Iceland

Restoring forests lost for 1000 years.

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate' Saturday, October 21, 20170

Deforestation and 'Dirty Chocolate'

Avoiding 'dirty chocolate'.

Mars in VR Thursday, October 19, 20170

Mars in VR

Mars as if you were there.

Sounds of Space-Time Merging Wednesday, October 18, 20170

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

What's Under All That Ice? Tuesday, October 17, 20170

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

Observing Neutron Stars Collide Monday, October 16, 20170

Observing Neutron Stars Collide

For the first time, neutron stars were detected colliding.

Sand Kitty Saturday, October 14, 20170

Sand Kitty

Desert sand kittens on video.