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Geology Mystery of the Day

19

May

2013

Geology Mystery of the Day

A strange geologic structure in Africa so far defies explanation.
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An Age of Wonder

16

Jun

2019

An Age of Wonder

A CRISPR revolution is here.

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Solar Shines

Solar Shines

A shining revolution in solar power is underway and it has only just begun.

28 Oct 2014

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Combining Art & Science

Combining Art & Science

Two sides of creativity.

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Fixing the Climate Crisis

Fixing the Climate Crisis

Fixing CO2 pollution in two minutes.

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Building a Forest...quickly

Building a Forest...quickly

What if you could re-build a forest, quickly?

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Plastic-eating Enzyme

Plastic-eating Enzyme

A plastic-eating bacteria was discovered.

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A Super Bloom

A Super Bloom

California landscapes flower. 

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Ode to Mars

Ode to Mars

A planetary haiku for Poetry Day.

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Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

  • 2317
Animating Environmental Change

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

  • 1080
Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Crazy Engineering: CubeSats

Here come the CubeSats.

  • 767
A Gift of Gratitude

A Gift of Gratitude

A gift of gratitude to share.

  • 1183
A Fungal Future

A Fungal Future

A natural alternative to plastic.

  • 1949
A Life in Translation

A Life in Translation

Can technology recover ancient wisdom?

  • 2056
Mars-copters

Mars-copters

A flying machine for Mars.

  • 775
Landforms & Walls

Landforms & Walls

Geomorphology complicates building walls.

  • 1817
Volcanoes 101

Volcanoes 101

A super-volcano lies under Yellowstone.

  • 947
Fishing for Plastic

Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

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Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Phytoplankton as Green Machines

Micro-plants, oceans, and oxygen.

  • 296
Polar Plunge 2.0

Polar Plunge 2.0

Arctic temperatures plunge into the US again.

  • 305
Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Endangered Species...Individual Actions

Individuals involved directly in species conservation.

  • 1196
Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

  • 2702
Underwater Forest Appears

Underwater Forest Appears

Buried 60,000 years underwater.

  • 1135
Recovering Reefs

Recovering Reefs

Coral restoration efforts show progress.

  • 328
Air Pollution Animated

Air Pollution Animated

Animators help tell a pollution story.

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The Future is in Hydrogen

The Future is in Hydrogen

A renewable energy breakthrough, maybe.

  • 656
Building Resilience

Building Resilience

Creatively thinking resilience.

  • 328
Climate Time Machine

Climate Time Machine

Visualizing climate science data.

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