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Ode to Mars

21

Mar

2019

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Conserving, The Mother Load

19

Mar

2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

30 Oct 2017

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A 1000 Year Rainfall Event

A 1000 Year Rainfall Event

Harvey is breaking all rainfall records and it's still raining.

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What Climate Models Show & Predict

What Climate Models Show & Predict

Weather events are amplified by climate change.

  • 1055
A Monumental President

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

  • 3155
Here Comes Harvey

Here Comes Harvey

Hurricane Harvey carrying a 'waterworld' of rain.

  • 948
Environmental Space Monitoring

Environmental Space Monitoring

Volcanic eruption seen from space.

  • 987
Tetons in Totality

Tetons in Totality

A national and local eclipse festival.

  • 1118
Night Vision

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

  • 1036
Elemental Haikus

Elemental Haikus

A table of elemental poems with purpose.

  • 1038
Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Phillipe Cousteau invisions a new environmental movement.

  • 887
Fractal Jupiter

Fractal Jupiter

Imagine Jupiter as a Grateful Dead poster.

  • 932
Volcanoes Underwater

Volcanoes Underwater

Undersea island formation explained by volcanoes.

  • 1098
Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

  • 1895
Catching An Eclipse Event

Catching An Eclipse Event

Prepare for some very cool eclipse events.

  • 2420
Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue genes for fashionable flowers.

  • 868
National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Tree planting goes national in Australia.

  • 833
The First Flower

The First Flower

Reconstructing the evolution of flowers, step by step.

  • 874

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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.

Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence 17 December 2018

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From? 24 November 2018

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 21 November 2018

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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