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Archive Highlights

Fog

Fog

Fog is ecologically critical for several ecosystems. It is also beautiful.

23 Apr 2013

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Otzi the iceman has been reconstructed.

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Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa

Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa

Europa may have geysers to rival anything on Earth.

  • 1395
Gentle Geniuses

Gentle Geniuses

Bonobos are 'gentle geniuses' of the rainforest.

  • 1311
Charon, Up Close

Charon, Up Close

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

  • 1369
Super Diego

Super Diego

A super-rare tortoise was restored by a single male, Super Diego.

  • 1499
Martian Rivers & Lakes

Martian Rivers & Lakes

Rivers and lakes existed on Mars far longer than expected.

  • 1393
Lava Lake

Lava Lake

A lava lake has formed on KÄ«lauea.

  • 1311
Tibetan Avalanche from Space

Tibetan Avalanche from Space

A massive avalanche was seen from space.

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Uluru as Never Seen Before

Uluru as Never Seen Before

A drone's view of Ayer's Rock, Uluru.

 

  • 1325
Australia's New Reefs

Australia's New Reefs

Vast, new, reefs have been discovered in Australia.

  • 6265
-40F and Volcanic

-40F and Volcanic

A cryovolcano has been discovered.

  • 1336
Snow Red

Snow Red

Snow on Pluto is red.

  • 1183
Plant of the Month: Wattles

Plant of the Month: Wattles

Wattles are the Plant of the Month

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Recent Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 5 March 2019

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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