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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Pluto animated Monday, August 31, 20150

Pluto animated

A photo-animation of the New Horizons Pluto fly-by was created and a super-strange world it is.
Marine Mammals of the World Sunday, August 30, 20150

Marine Mammals of the World

The 2nd edition of  Marine Mammals of the World  has been published and includes images from Australian contributor Wayne Osborn.
Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs Saturday, August 29, 20150

Study finds irrational mating habits in frogs

The túngara frog exhibits the decoy effect
Not a Cog in a Machine; You're a Swirling Whirlpool Saturday, August 29, 20150

Not a Cog in a Machine; You're a Swirling Whirlpool

The Known Universe in 6 minutes Friday, August 28, 20150

The Known Universe in 6 minutes

Imagine Wednesday, August 26, 20150

Imagine

An elite mountaineer and eye doctor imagines a world without blindness.
New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain Tuesday, August 25, 20150

New video technology depicts vast complexity of mouse brain

Whether you get a sense of the brain's complexity or the bounds in science visualization, watching this video is captivating.
Evolution Thinks Up Disgusting Things Monday, August 24, 20150

Evolution Thinks Up Disgusting Things

Greenland's Melting Ice Friday, August 21, 20150

Greenland's Melting Ice

A Greenland glacier has produced another world record...the largest observed collapse of ice in recorded history.
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.

Arctic Report Card Wednesday, December 12, 20180

Arctic Report Card

Arctic changes make records again.

Goodbye Voyager 2 Monday, December 10, 20180

Goodbye Voyager 2

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

A Volcano & Climate Change Sunday, December 9, 20180

A Volcano & Climate Change

A Canadian volcano re-awakens.