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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Energy + Water = Life Friday, September 30, 20160

Energy + Water = Life

Europa is a good place to look for life beyond Earth.

Super Bio-materials from Nature Thursday, September 29, 20160

Super Bio-materials from Nature

Nano-biology is now producing super-materials from nature.

The Iceman Cometh Tuesday, September 27, 20160

The Iceman Cometh

Otzi the iceman has been reconstructed.

Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa Monday, September 26, 20160

Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa

Europa may have geysers to rival anything on Earth.

Gentle Geniuses Saturday, September 24, 20160

Gentle Geniuses

Bonobos are 'gentle geniuses' of the rainforest.

Charon, Up Close Friday, September 23, 20160

Charon, Up Close

Charon in a new full-color view seen by New Horizons.

Super Diego Thursday, September 22, 20160

Super Diego

A super-rare tortoise was restored by a single male, Super Diego.
China's Tidal River Tuesday, September 20, 20160

China's Tidal River

The Qiantang River produces one powerful surge.

Open Passage Monday, September 19, 20160

Open Passage

Mid-century predictions of an Arctic 'open ocean' need to be revised.
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.