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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Climate Forecast: Off Balance Wednesday, August 31, 20160

Climate Forecast: Off Balance

NASA summarizes some environmental consequences of a warming world.
Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful Monday, August 29, 20160

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

Largest Marine Reserve Created Friday, August 26, 20160

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.
176 Years of Climate Data Visualized Thursday, August 25, 20160

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

80-Miles and Cracking Wednesday, August 24, 20160

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

Murray Buttes, 360 Tuesday, August 23, 20160

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

Measuring Summer Ice Melting Monday, August 22, 20160

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

New Bamboo Sunday, August 21, 20160

New Bamboo

A sustainable building material from bamboo plants.

World Photography Day Friday, August 19, 20160

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

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.