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The Habitable Zone

16

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2019

The Habitable Zone

What's required for habitability?

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Iceland Is Blooming

15

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2019

Iceland Is Blooming

Phytoplankton in full "bloom".

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On Beauty, and How to See It

On Beauty, and How to See It

One of the greatest all-time thinkers on what it means to look deeply, and think deeply, about beauty. Our Video Pick of the Week.

7 Jun 2013

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

Once Extinct, Almost Extinct, Now Back

An animated story of de-extension.

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New Years Flyby

New Years Flyby

A robotic explorer beyond the known frontier.

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Caving on Mars

Caving on Mars

Living underground on Mars.

  • 452
Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

  • 2127
12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

12 Steps to Climate Sobriety

A "12 Step" program for fossil fuel sobriety.

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A Rover's Photo Album

A Rover's Photo Album

Martian geology seen by Curiosity. 

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A Frozen Crater Lake

A Frozen Crater Lake

A lake on Mars.

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A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A Grand Oasis in the Vastness of Space

A photograph that changed perceptions.

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Surf's Up, Way Up

Surf's Up, Way Up

Stay well back!

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Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rare Bird Rediscovered

Rediscovered cloud forest species.

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Plant Intelligence

Plant Intelligence

An understanding of intelligence in plants.

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Plant of the Month

Plant of the Month

An occasional series of botanical treats.

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Life on Mars, 2020

Life on Mars, 2020

A new Mars rover will search for past life.

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Arctic Report Card

Arctic Report Card

Arctic changes make records again.

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Goodbye Voyager 2

Goodbye Voyager 2

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

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A Volcano & Climate Change

A Volcano & Climate Change

A Canadian volcano re-awakens.

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Australia's Solar Battery Success

Australia's Solar Battery Success

Tesla battery saved $40million in 1st year.

  • 411
Breakthrough Energy

Breakthrough Energy

Funding renewable energy breakthroughs.

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Cryosphere Explorers

Cryosphere Explorers

Glaciers and sea level rise.

  • 418
Curiosity 360

Curiosity 360

A panorama on Mars

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Curious George

Curious George

Like humans, whales are curious.

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Tannins Producing Art

Tannins Producing Art

Space images as abstract art.

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InSight on Mars

InSight on Mars

InSight has landed!

  • 416
3D Corals Printed

3D Corals Printed

3D Printing for restoring corals.

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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Intelligent Designers

Intelligent Designers 27 April 2019

Intelligent Designers

Portland replaces coal with intelligence.

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency! 21 April 2019

Efficiency, Efficiency, & Efficiency!

Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

Lost & Found Worlds

Lost & Found Worlds 14 April 2019

Lost & Found Worlds

Biogeography rules: odd things evolve on islands.

Conserving, The Mother Load

Conserving, The Mother Load 19 March 2019

Conserving, The Mother Load

Avoiding another Dust Bowl.

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Fishing for Plastic

It takes garbage to make a boat.

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2 29 December 2018

Krakatoa Awakens, Update 2

Krakatau is again active.

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