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Bottled Arctic Notes

15

Dec

2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

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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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The Conservation Alliance

Archive Highlights

Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers

Portland is using 'intelligent designers' to replace an aging coal-fired power plant and other cities should follow their lead.

17 Apr 2015

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Bottled Arctic Notes

Bottled Arctic Notes 15 December 2017

Bottled Arctic Notes

A bottled note tossed to the waves recovered years later.

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' 

Night Vision

Night Vision

Tracking ice cracks in thermal infrared.

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Elemental Haikus

Elemental Haikus

A table of elemental poems with purpose.

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Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Where's Richard Nixon When You Need Him?

Phillipe Cousteau invisions a new environmental movement.

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Fractal Jupiter

Fractal Jupiter

Imagine Jupiter as a Grateful Dead poster.

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Volcanoes Underwater

Volcanoes Underwater

Undersea island formation explained by volcanoes.

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When Big is Better

When Big is Better

Think 'big data'.

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Intelligence of Plants

Intelligence of Plants

Amazing new understandings of intelligence in plants.

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Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

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Catching An Eclipse Event

Catching An Eclipse Event

Prepare for some very cool eclipse events.

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Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue Genes and Chrysanthemums

Blue genes for fashionable flowers.

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National Tree Day

National Tree Day

Tree planting goes national in Australia.

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The First Flower

The First Flower

Reconstructing the evolution of flowers, step by step.

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Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar Mapping Glaciers

Radar for glacier ice-loss maps.

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It's Hotter

It's Hotter

The data is in and summers are hotter.

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Supporting Public Lands

Supporting Public Lands

Join the campaign to protect public lands.

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Advice To A Young Scientist

Advice To A Young Scientist

We still need you!

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Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Terrestrial Orchids of SW Australia: Plant of the Month

Rare plants from a little known biological 'hotspot'.

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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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When Monsoons Arrive

When Monsoons Arrive

Monsoons bring benefits and problems as they arrive.

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Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Reef Fish and Oil Don't Mix

Oil affects fish behavior, badly.

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Pluto, the movie

Pluto, the movie

NASA movie of Pluto.

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Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's Jupiter: the Great Red Spot

Juno's deep view of Jupiter's Great Red Spot.

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Lights, Action, CRISPR

Lights, Action, CRISPR

The era of using DNA as a storage device begins.

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Floated Away

Floated Away

An iceberg weighing 1-trillion tons detached from Antarctica.

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