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The natural world. Looking pretty for 3.5b years.

Climate Forecast: Off Balance Wednesday, August 31, 20160

Climate Forecast: Off Balance

NASA summarizes some environmental consequences of a warming world.
Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful Monday, August 29, 20160

Bioluminescence: Weird & Wonderful

Bioluminescence is beautiful and strange.

Largest Marine Reserve Created Friday, August 26, 20160

Largest Marine Reserve Created

Off Hawaii the largest marine reserve is created, Papahānaumokuākea.
176 Years of Climate Data Visualized Thursday, August 25, 20160

176 Years of Climate Data Visualized

176 years of temperature data has been visualized in one chart.

80-Miles and Cracking Wednesday, August 24, 20160

80-Miles and Cracking

An 80-mile crack is opening on an Antarctic ice shelf.

Murray Buttes, 360 Tuesday, August 23, 20160

Murray Buttes, 360

The Curiosity rover produced a 360-panorama of Mars.

Measuring Summer Ice Melting Monday, August 22, 20160

Measuring Summer Ice Melting

Operation IceBridge measures 2016 Arctic sea ice melting.

World Photography Day Friday, August 19, 20160

World Photography Day

177 years ago photography was invented.

Phoenix Corals Wednesday, August 17, 20160

Phoenix Corals

Like the Phoenix bird, some reefs are showing recovery from bleaching.
Good News: Your Ancestor was a Jellyfish, not a Sponge Wednesday, April 3, 20190

Good News: Your Ancestor was a Jellyfish, not a Sponge

New additions to the tree of life.

I Took The Road Less Traveled Tuesday, April 2, 20190

I Took The Road Less Traveled

"I took the road less traveled", Robert Frost.

Animation Influencing Science Monday, April 1, 20190

Animation Influencing Science

Researchers are using animation.

Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light Friday, March 29, 20190

Bioluminescence, Weird & Wonderful Light

Luminous sea creatures.

Combining Art & Science Wednesday, March 27, 20190

Combining Art & Science

Two sides of creativity.

Fixing the Climate Crisis Tuesday, March 26, 20190

Fixing the Climate Crisis

Fixing CO2 pollution in two minutes.

Building a Forest...quickly Monday, March 25, 20190

Building a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest, quickly?

Plastic-eating Enzyme Sunday, March 24, 20190

Plastic-eating Enzyme

A plastic-eating bacteria was discovered.

A Super Bloom Friday, March 22, 20190

A Super Bloom

California landscapes flower. 

Ode to Mars Thursday, March 21, 20190

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

Conserving, The Mother Load Tuesday, March 19, 20190

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Animating Environmental Change Monday, March 18, 20190

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats Saturday, March 16, 20190

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

A Gift of Gratitude Friday, March 15, 20190

A Gift of Gratitude

A gift of gratitude to share.

A Fungal Future Wednesday, March 13, 20190

A Fungal Future

A natural alternative to plastic.

A Life in Translation Monday, March 11, 20190

A Life in Translation

Can technology recover ancient wisdom?

Mars-copters Sunday, March 10, 20190

Mars-copters

A flying machine for Mars.

Landforms & Walls Friday, March 8, 20190

Landforms & Walls

Geomorphology complicates building walls.