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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks Sunday, January 31, 20160

David Gruber: on Glow-in-the-Dark Sharks

Communicating in the ocean depths is tricky when no light exists.
Color Coded Signaling in Octopus Saturday, January 30, 20160

Color Coded Signaling in Octopus

Octopuses use a color-coded system to signal to other octopus.
NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change Thursday, January 28, 20160

NASA Animates 100 years of Climate Change

NASA has animated temperature data to show climate change from 1880-2014.
Fallen Tree Wednesday, January 27, 20160

Fallen Tree

Environmental field work has its joys, challenges, and dangers as tree biologist Nalini Nadkarni can attest.
Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time Tuesday, January 26, 20160

Ecosystem Restoration One Grove and Marsh at a Time

A San Francisco non-profit is restoring degraded ecosystems one bit at a time.
Acongagua Rock Avalanche Sunday, January 24, 20160

Acongagua Rock Avalanche

A huge debris flow was recorded by trekkers on cerro Acongagua in Argentina.
East Coast Blizzard from Space Saturday, January 23, 20160

East Coast Blizzard from Space

A view of the East Coast blizzard as seen from the Space Station.
Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics Thursday, January 21, 20160

Iceberg Calving and Glacial Dynamics

Fluid dynamics and climate change affects how glaciers decline with iceberg calving events.
A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted Wednesday, January 20, 20160

A Real Planet "X" Is Predicted

Caltech researchers predict a real Planet "X" exists in the outer solar system.
Social Distancing PSA Tuesday, March 24, 20200

Social Distancing PSA

Humor in the time of contagions.

Mountain Gorillas and COVID-19 Monday, March 23, 20200

Mountain Gorillas and COVID-19

Great Apes could contract the virus from us.

Visionary Buildings Sunday, March 22, 20200

Visionary Buildings

Desert illusions captured by a building.

Monitoring Forests Remotely Friday, March 20, 20200

Monitoring Forests Remotely

Monitoring deforestation by satellite.

Trusting Scientists Thursday, March 19, 20200

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

Toolmaking Crows Wednesday, March 18, 20200

Toolmaking Crows

Crows in New Caledonia use tools.

Coronavirus Breakthroughs Monday, March 16, 20200

Coronavirus Breakthroughs

Portential treatments for the novel virus emerge.

Cornonavirus Map Saturday, March 14, 20200

Cornonavirus Map

Mapping a spreading virus.

The Hunt Thursday, March 12, 20200

The Hunt

Hunted from above and below.

Climate Hackers Wednesday, March 11, 20200

Climate Hackers

Addressing climate change with geo-engineering.

Want Sustainable Designs?....Apply Biomimicry Tuesday, March 10, 20200

Want Sustainable Designs?....Apply Biomimicry

Endless possibilities for sustainable designs.

Re-wilding Monday, March 9, 20200

Re-wilding

Restoring once complex landscapes.

Super Termites Saturday, March 7, 20200

Super Termites

A real 'terminator' arrives.

Martian Panoramas Thursday, March 5, 20200

Martian Panoramas

Seeing Mars in Hi-Res.

Re-imagining Work Wednesday, March 4, 20200

Re-imagining Work

Being mindful to re-imagine work.
Biomimicry and Light Bulbs Tuesday, March 3, 20200

Biomimicry and Light Bulbs

Intelligent designs from nature.

Teaching Science in Virtual Labs Monday, March 2, 20200

Teaching Science in Virtual Labs

New tools for teaching science.

Rocks at Rest Sunday, March 1, 20200

Rocks at Rest

Imagine being a rock.