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Sounds of Space-Time Merging

18

Oct

2017

Sounds of Space-Time Merging

An audio recording 130 million years old.

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What's Under All That Ice?

17

Oct

2017

What's Under All That Ice?

Remote sensing is producing a revolution in glaciology.

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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

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A Monumental President

A Monumental President 26 August 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

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.

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.

Naked and Afraid

Naked and Afraid

The woman suing "Dating Naked" is likely upset because she feels that, through exposure, she lost status and (perceived) sexiness.
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Icy Triton seen anew

Icy Triton seen anew

The Voyager spacecrafts were launched in August 1977. Their findings still amaze us.
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Re-Imagine

Re-Imagine

What do you call a symposium bringing together writers, ranchers, biologists, painters, and radio hosts for a conversation in a remote Montana valley? Re-Imagine
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Why Are Middle-Easterners Fighting Over Such Shitty Land?

Why Are Middle-Easterners Fighting Over Such Shitty Land?

Or, what happened to the Fertile Crescent? 
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Thar She Blows

Thar She Blows

Another one of Iceland's unpronounceable volcanoes is preparing to erupt.
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Patterned Mars

Patterned Mars

Landscapes on Mars come in all sorts of patterns.
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Plant of the Week

Plant of the Week

Imagine a giant wombat or wallaby grazing these groves of trees.
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Talking Plants

Talking Plants

Research is showing plants use surprisingly sophisticated ways to communicate. A talking tree is now a new movie star.
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Art Gallery Ready

Art Gallery Ready

Space photography does it again with a composite view of the Ring Nebula ready for any art gallery wall.
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My Denials

My Denials

Here is a list of the “theories” to which I do not subscribe or even peruse.
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Tobacco -- The Healthy Choice

Tobacco -- The Healthy Choice

Can GMO sometimes be A-OK? 
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When Are We Going to Die?

When Are We Going to Die?

A look into the future reveals that we actually know quite a lot about the way the world will end.
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How to Tame Your Comet

How to Tame Your Comet

Dragons come in different forms and two space probes are getting a first-hand look.
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Against the Sky

Against the Sky

A dreamy travel video for the morning.
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Way Weird Weather

Way Weird Weather

July 2014 has produced some really odd weather in the northern hemisphere.
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From Despair to Repair

From Despair to Repair

Fact #1: coral reefs are very important, Fact #2: they are in deep trouble, Fact #3: there is some hope for corals
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The Faux-Jocks Hate the Faux-Nerds

The Faux-Jocks Hate the Faux-Nerds

If you beat up on nerds, you can't be a nerd.
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When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is Green not a Good Thing?

When is "green" a bad thing? Answer: When it comes from toxic algae.
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Roll-on Solar, roll-on

Roll-on Solar, roll-on

Roll-on photovoltaic materials may be the biggest breakthrough ever in solar energy development.
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Surf's Up

Surf's Up

The Arctic Ocean could become the next hot surfing spot.
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Octo-Moms

Octo-Moms

Giant octopus make good, and very patient, moms.
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FoxNews's Astronomical Knowledge Shines Through

FoxNews's Astronomical Knowledge Shines Through

​FoxNews: Your source for the latest in science news, as long as 'latest' is defined as 2500 years old. 
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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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