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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Stunning View Wednesday, July 31, 20130

Stunning View

Cassini produced a stunning view of Titan, Enceladus, and Saturn's rings.
John Hunter on 4th Grader Achievements Tuesday, July 30, 20130

John Hunter on 4th Grader Achievements

Everyone knows great teachers matter.
Hi, my name is Click, Whistle, Pop Monday, July 29, 20130

Hi, my name is Click, Whistle, Pop

Dolphins have individual names that they recognize.
Attack of the Cannibal Lobsters Sunday, July 28, 20130

Attack of the Cannibal Lobsters

Marine studies in Maine have observed cannibalization in lobsters for the first time
Granary's Rainbow Saturday, July 27, 20130

Granary's Rainbow

Up a desolate canyon, by a slow-moving river, far from any roads...sounds like the beginning of a mystery novel. A novel it isn't but a mystery it...
Dam Down Friday, July 26, 20130

Dam Down

Using cranes and heavy-duty engineering gear, the Veazie Dam has been breached on the Penobscot River in Maine.
Size Doesn't Matter Thursday, July 25, 20130

Size Doesn't Matter

Hurricanes and cyclones can be tiny or large. Irrespective of the size they are a danger.
Echoes of Carl Wednesday, July 24, 20130

Echoes of Carl

Carl Sagan coined the famous phrase: a pale blue dot to describe how Earth would appear if seen from far in outer space.
River Running Monday, July 22, 20130

River Running

Environmental restoration has multiple meanings. Reseeding a tall-grass prairie, helping to recover endangered sea turtles, or restoring a river...
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.