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Leaked Spoilers from "Planet Earth" Season 2 Saturday, August 31, 20130

Leaked Spoilers from "Planet Earth" Season 2

Lucas Gardner got his hands on some spoilers from the upcoming second season of "Planet Earth"
Greenland's 'Mega Canyon' Friday, August 30, 20130

Greenland's 'Mega Canyon'

Using space-based radar, a new 'grand canyon' has been discovered under Greenland's ice cap.
2 Fires Thursday, August 29, 20130

2 Fires

Two mega-blazes in California and Australia are seen from space.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

I Got Your Missing Link Right Here

It's just like Darwin suspected: the missing link between pool and beach, about to climb out of the primordial ooze. [Bamboo shark...

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty ... In a Video

In this week's Video Pick of the Week, the science popularizer Jason Silva makes a compelling case that the most beautiful things in the universe...
Alien Ocean & Moon? Sunday, August 25, 20130

Alien Ocean & Moon?

A sundown photo could be confused as a moon seen from a distant alien ocean.
Adios, Bayou Friday, August 23, 20130

Adios, Bayou

A massive Louisiana sinkhole swallowed an entire grove of cypress trees and suspicions abound.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Billionaire Makes Bid to Become Mr Burns

By Reilly Capps  Billionaire fracker details his plans to rule a planet of oil set free from Mother Nature and many billions of those...

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Unheralded Safety Features of the New Tesla Model S

By Reilly Capps The Tesla Model S is the safest car ever tested, according to the feds.  An independent testing service we made up...
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.