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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Octo-Moms Thursday, July 31, 20140

Octo-Moms

Giant octopus make good, and very patient, moms.
FoxNews's Astronomical Knowledge Shines Through Wednesday, July 30, 20140

FoxNews's Astronomical Knowledge Shines Through

​FoxNews: Your source for the latest in science news, as long as 'latest' is defined as 2500 years old. 
River Deltas...here & there Tuesday, July 29, 20140

River Deltas...here & there

River deltas result when materials are moved from uplands to lowlands. They happen wherever liquids flow.
No More Frozen Ponds, No More Hockey Monday, July 28, 20140

No More Frozen Ponds, No More Hockey

It's not just glaciers: the NHL frets about the melting ice. 

Monday, July 28, 2014

How Can People Be Skeptical About Facts?

Let me ask you about our planet. Think about the whole planet, now, from Boulder to Bangladesh, not just your little corner of it. 
Twitter As A Scientific Resource Friday, July 25, 20140

Twitter As A Scientific Resource

Examining Twitter's potential as a scientific source

Friday, July 25, 2014

Iceberg Collapses -- Woman Shrieks in Fear

Watch this terrifying footage of an iceberg collapsing off Newfoundland. 
Buckled Lands Friday, July 25, 20140

Buckled Lands

Afghanistan's Sulaiman Ranges are one of the most buckled landscapes on Earth.
Do You Ever Feel Trapped? Thursday, July 24, 20140

Do You Ever Feel Trapped?

"Nature is a movie that goes by outside the car window."
Fishing for Plastic Tuesday, March 5, 20190

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Phytoplankton as Green Machines Monday, March 4, 20190

Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Micro-plants, oceans, and oxygen.

Polar Plunge 2.0 Saturday, March 2, 20190

Polar Plunge 2.0

Arctic temperatures plunge into the US again.

Endangered Species...Individual Actions Friday, March 1, 20190

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

Why Do Societies Collapse? Wednesday, February 27, 20190

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

Underwater Forest Appears Monday, February 25, 20190

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

Recovering Reefs Sunday, February 24, 20190

Recovering Reefs

Coral restoration efforts show progress.

Air Pollution Animated Friday, February 22, 20190

Air Pollution Animated

Animators help tell a pollution story.

The Future is in Hydrogen Wednesday, February 20, 20190

The Future is in Hydrogen

A renewable energy breakthrough, maybe.

Building Resilience Tuesday, February 19, 20190

Building Resilience

Creatively thinking resilience.
Climate Time Machine Monday, February 18, 20190

Climate Time Machine

Visualizing climate science data.

Curious Bird Sunday, February 17, 20190

Curious Bird

Researchers receive a curious visitor.

Last Message Friday, February 15, 20190

Last Message

Opportunity's final contact.

Love Is In The Air Thursday, February 14, 20190

Love Is In The Air

Natural reminders for Valentine's Day.

Opportunity Signs Off Wednesday, February 13, 20190

Opportunity Signs Off

A voyage of exploration concludes.

Kuiper Belt Pancakes Monday, February 11, 20190

Kuiper Belt Pancakes

Data refinement changes intrepretation.

Rainforest Plantsmen Saturday, February 9, 20190

Rainforest Plantsmen

Rainforest plants...new uses!

Photography's Silent Drama Friday, February 8, 20190

Photography's Silent Drama

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