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Be Nice To Nerds

13

Dec

2017

Be Nice To Nerds

Exploring DARPA's creative research approach.

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Mountain Day...Every Day

12

Dec

2017

Mountain Day...Every Day

Time to celebrate mountains every day.

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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

26 May 2017

Video Highlights

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Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars 7 December 2017

Bloody Falls, Dry Valleys, & Mars

The Dry Valleys are one of the strangest environments on Earth.

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update 5 December 2017

With the Stoke of a Pen, an update

In 2014, major marine preserves were created.

Think Green

Think Green 2 December 2017

Think Green

It's important to Think Green during this white time of year.

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update 30 November 2017

Volcano May Explode, a timeline update

Bali's Mount Agung could erupt any time.

Rewilding

Rewilding 27 November 2017

Rewilding

or how a 'silent spring' could turn into a 'wild summer' 

My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey 23 November 2017

My Life As A Turkey

If you thought turkeys were just big butterballs in the Thanksgiving oven, think again.

River Deltas...here & there

River Deltas...here & there

River deltas result when materials are moved from uplands to lowlands. They happen wherever liquids flow.
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No More Frozen Ponds, No More Hockey

No More Frozen Ponds, No More Hockey

It's not just glaciers: the NHL frets about the melting ice. 
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How Can People Be Skeptical About Facts?

Let me ask you about our planet. Think about the whole planet, now, from Boulder to Bangladesh, not just your little corner of it. 
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Turtle cams

Turtle cams

We are big fans of turtles, their protection, and digital media technology that can help.
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Twitter As A Scientific Resource

Twitter As A Scientific Resource

Examining Twitter's potential as a scientific source
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Iceberg Collapses -- Woman Shrieks in Fear

Watch this terrifying footage of an iceberg collapsing off Newfoundland. 
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Buckled Lands

Buckled Lands

Afghanistan's Sulaiman Ranges are one of the most buckled landscapes on Earth.
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Do You Ever Feel Trapped?

Do You Ever Feel Trapped?

"Nature is a movie that goes by outside the car window."
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Skylight Auroras

Skylight Auroras

Imagine rooms with auroras as skylights overhead...sounds beautiful!
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How You Can Be Like Elsa From 'Frozen'

How You Can Be Like Elsa From 'Frozen'

Why did no one tell me this was possible? I want to freak people out with this. 
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6th Grade Ecologist

6th Grade Ecologist

A science project offered insight into the adaptive potential, and ecosystem threat, of an invasive species. The ecologist was 12 years old.
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'Yes, But It's a Dry Heat'

'Yes, But It's a Dry Heat'

Maybe that's a better phrase for climate change: The Heat. 
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Climate Fixed in 2 Minutes

Climate Fixed in 2 Minutes

An LSE climate economist explains how to fix carbon pollution in 2 minutes.
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Gondwana Beauty

Gondwana Beauty

Gondwanaland produced some really plant beauties that are still flowering nearly 80 million years later.
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California Turns Brown

California Turns Brown

California's drought takes on a different dimension from two new NASA photographs.
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Mapping Mars

Mapping Mars

Planning a trip to Mars? You'll need some good maps to go hiking.
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Sailing the Wine Dark Seas

Sailing the Wine Dark Seas

Homer tells about Odysseus and his ten year journey to find his home after the Trojan War. Odysseus could have used some better maps.
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Rescue Beetles

Rescue Beetles

It's easy to miss a plague of green while being amazed by canyon walls and class 5 rapids on the Colorado River.
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Dwarf Star Remnants

Dwarf Star Remnants

A dwarf star exploded in a supernova in 1006 AD that is still visible today.
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Germaine Greer: "I've now become a doer"

Germaine Greer: "I've now become a doer"

The author has said she "is now a doer" and set off on a second career in rainforest restoration.
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Real Warriors Wear Plants

Real Warriors Wear Plants

The Greeks are well known for many things---art, philosophy, science---but their battlefield technology was equally well developed.
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WildLeaks

WildLeaks

Trafficking in endangered wildlife is now the 4th largest transnational crime in the worldAn online whistle-blower is now available to expose the 'bad guys'.
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Watch the Other Side of the Global Warning Debate -- or Don't

Watch the Other Side of the Global Warning Debate -- or Don't

Watching largest gathering of climate change deniers. 
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Thamserku views

Thamserku views

Thamserku is a mountain giant aside the trail to Mount Everest.
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The Temperature of Stupid

The Temperature of Stupid

Hearing that the government might regulate pollutants destroys brain cells faster than sniffing glue. 
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Across the Universe

Across the Universe

If we had eyes to see in x-rays and radio waves, everything would look very different.
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