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Look & See

22

Jan

2019

Look & See

A Portrait of Wendell Berry.

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The Power of Empathy

21

Jan

2019

The Power of Empathy

Animating empathy.

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Archive Highlights

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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The Conservation Alliance

 

Autumn From Space

Autumn From Space

Satellite views of Autumn.

  • 183
Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

  • 1144
Pale Red Dot

Pale Red Dot

A CubSat's first photo.

  • 235
Trusting Scientists

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

  • 1111
When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

Brexit as a bursting dam.

  • 1481
Michael's Rainfall

Michael's Rainfall

Hurricane data shown in animation.

  • 204
Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

  • 344
Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

  • 3999
What If All The Ice Melted?

What If All The Ice Melted?

Melting ice has consequences.

  • 247
Michael the Menace

Michael the Menace

A 2nd super-storm in two weeks hits

  • 229
Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

  • 1515
Liquefied Soils

Liquefied Soils

An Indonesian mountain just liquefied.

  • 214
Colorado's Black Canyon

Colorado's Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

  • 1390
Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

'Big Data' visuals are beautiful and increase understanding.

  • 1445
A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

Citizen scientists exploring for exoplanets.

  • 233
Juno as Monet

Juno as Monet

Jupiter as an impressionist painting.

  • 941

Recent Archive Highlights

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.

Rewilding

Rewilding 4 September 2018

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

Conserving, the Mother Load

Conserving, the Mother Load 26 June 2018

Conserving, the Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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