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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!
Earth Hour Saturday, March 29, 20140

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is today. Have you heard about it?
Lungs of the Earth Saturday, March 29, 20140

Lungs of the Earth

Amazon rainforests are often referred to as the "lungs of the Earth".
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.
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.