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Night Vision

17

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2017

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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Elemental Haikus

16

Aug

2017

Elemental Haikus

A table of elemental poems with purpose.

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The Conservation Alliance

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

8 Aug 2017

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Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic 9 August 2017

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants 8 August 2017

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 5 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

March of the Beetles

March of the Beetles

"God must have loved beetles as there are so many of them."
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Strange Encounters

Strange Encounters

You decide here on this strange encounter.
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Snow Totals

Snow Totals

The 2013-2014 winter was exceptionally dry for parts of the Western USA. A new satellite map shows the mountain snow coverage.
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Whales 1, Whalers 0

Whales 1, Whalers 0

Ruling against "scientific whaling" by an international court, Japan lost and whales won.
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Feelings Trump Facts

Feelings Trump Facts

The facts don't matter, all that matters is how you feel.
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Vulcan's Moon

Vulcan's Moon

Io is one strange moon. Vulcan, the ancient God of fire, would be right at home.
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Sports Fans

Sports Fans

Sports fans can start young!
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Earth Hour

Earth Hour

Earth Hour is today. Have you heard about it?
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Lungs of the Earth

Lungs of the Earth

Amazon rainforests are often referred to as the "lungs of the Earth".
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Dune Abstractions

Dune Abstractions

Sand dunes are beautiful no matter where they occur.
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Restoring a Delta

Restoring a Delta

For the first time in nearly a century, water is once again flowing into the Colorado River delta.
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Turtle People to the Rescue, 2

Turtle People to the Rescue, 2

Turtles maintain a special place in Riled Up.
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Bend in the River

Bend in the River

When you're floating on a river, it's hard to get a complete perspective on the environment.
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Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans

When galaxies collide, one gets consumed by the other as they merge.
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Taming the Beast

Taming the Beast

Creating a domestic animal from a wild creature requires years of selective breeding but it has been demonstrated in foxes.
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Arches Fantasy

Arches Fantasy

Photography allows for some very creative experimentation inside the camera, the studio, or the darkroom. A view of Arches NP appears like a fantasy.
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Hell's Chicken

Hell's Chicken

If you happened to be wandering about a late Cretaceous landscape, you might have encountered a 500lb chicken-like dinosaur that looked like a cross between an ostrich and a velociraptor.
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The Colors of the Rainbow

The Colors of the Rainbow

We might not be missing out in much after all. 

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Inflation Scientist's Heart-melting Reaction to Great News

Inflation Scientist's Heart-melting Reaction to Great News

Physicist learns that his understanding of the universe is probably right. 
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The Power of Data...Big Data

The Power of Data...Big Data

With more data available, analysis is more precise, and the greater ability you have to make informed decisions. With the launch of Climate Data, the power of "big data" is now being put in the hands of the general public.
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The Joys of Science

The Joys of Science

The added bonus joy of a new Cosmos series is that we get Neil deGrasse Tyson on a publicity tour.
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Dust

Dust

Anyone who has ever had to wash mud off their cars following a rain shower, knows the influence of dust on daily life. Other impacts are more serious.
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Mars Trekking in 3D

Mars Trekking in 3D

JPL's Curiosity rover has begun negotiating a Martian boulder field of sedimentary outcrops leading up to Mount Sharp.
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When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

When Our Stories Get Ruined, We Get Upset

Over and over again in the history of ideas, some new piece of information threatens our stories, and we react. Badly.
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Hole on Mars

Hole on Mars

A photograph of a hole was captured by the HiRise camera as it passed over Mars. It is very curious.
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