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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

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Stories to Change 'Apocalypse Fatigue' into Action

Moving away from cliamte fatigue into action.

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Trees Before Rain

17

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2017

Trees Before Rain

Which came first: trees or rain?

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Archive Highlights

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.

14 Mar 2014

Video Highlights

Recent Archive Highlights

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion and other creatures 5 November 2017

Compassion and other creatures

Compassion is considered a trait uniquely human but we should make it more inclusive.

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency! 4 November 2017

Efficiency, efficiency, & more efficiency!

Efficiency is the name of the game for energy, architecture, and solar design with three new developments showing the way.

Conservatives and Conservation

Conservatives and Conservation 2 November 2017

Conservatives and Conservation

 

Republican presidents from Theodore Roosevelt, to Richard Nixon, through George W. Bush left good environmental accomplishments.

 

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time 1 November 2017

Re-seeding Reefs...one polyp at a time

One way to restore coral reefs could require re-seeding with transplanted corals.

Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones 31 October 2017

Whales & Drones

Remotely controlled drones provide a quiet way to track animal behavior.

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper 30 October 2017

Crazy Engineering: the Gecko Gripper

Robotic engineers at JPL are turning to bio-mimicry and using a gecko as their design guide.

Complexity Made Simple

Complexity Made Simple

Using complexity to find a simple answer.

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Wolves Change Rivers

Wolves Change Rivers

Changing riveres one wolf at a time.

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Elon Musk: The Future We're Building

Elon Musk: The Future We're Building

Elon Musk drills for a new LA.

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Hellish Moon

Hellish Moon

Io's lava waves.

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To Key Plants

To Key Plants

Keying plants goes digital and botany is democratized.

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Celebrating Clouds

Celebrating Clouds

Visualizing clouds from space.

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Cassini's Deep Diving

Cassini's Deep Diving

Cassini sees Saturn as Monet would have painted it.

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Roll-On Solar, Roll On

Roll-On Solar, Roll On

A printable solar ink has been developed.

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Epsilon Eridani

Epsilon Eridani

A new solar system spins 10 light years away.

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Cassini's Grand Finale

Cassini's Grand Finale

Through the rings and into Saturn at the mission's end.

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Ice Flow Animation

Ice Flow Animation

24 years of satellite data was animated.

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Polar Desert Island

Polar Desert Island

Ellesmere glaciers look like flowing batter.

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Rings & Black Holes

Rings & Black Holes

Giovanni Cassini would be proud.

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Test Driving GEOS-16

Test Driving GEOS-16

GOES-16 tracks a major dust storm in a 'test drive'.

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Denying Science

Denying Science

Learn to reject 'magic beans'.

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Penguins March for Science

Penguins March for Science

Penguins joined the March for Science.

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Enjoy the View

Enjoy the View

An Earth Day animation from NASA

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3 Earth Day Ideas

3 Earth Day Ideas

Suggestions on how to participate.

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Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

Sierra Snowpack's, 2015-2017

JPL applies science to water management.

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Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

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A River Once Ran Through It

A River Once Ran Through It

A case of 'river piracy' was discovered.

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National Marine Sanctuaries

National Marine Sanctuaries

A sanctuary system for sustaining marine environments.

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Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

Designating an Ecosystem Legacy

An ecosystem is nominated for heritage recongnition.

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Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Mars Vistas from HiRiSE

Stunning Martian landscape's video. 

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To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

To Bring Back a Woolly Mammoth

De-extinction of the mammoth moves closer.

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Savor the Cryosphere

Savor the Cryosphere

Visual records of deglaciation.

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