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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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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

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The Conservation Alliance

 

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

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What If All The Ice Melted?

What If All The Ice Melted?

Melting ice has consequences.

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Michael the Menace

Michael the Menace

A 2nd super-storm in two weeks hits

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Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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Liquefied Soils

Liquefied Soils

An Indonesian mountain just liquefied.

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Colorado's Black Canyon

Colorado's Black Canyon

Landscape scale preservation.

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Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

'Big Data' visuals are beautiful and increase understanding.

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A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

A 21st Century 'Corps of Discovery'

Citizen scientists exploring for exoplanets.

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Juno as Monet

Juno as Monet

Jupiter as an impressionist painting.

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A 'Lost Crop' Could Change Africa

A 'Lost Crop' Could Change Africa

An African plan for a 'lost crop'.

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Bennie the Beluga

Bennie the Beluga

A rare whale visits London.

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Pollution from Hurricane Florence

Pollution from Hurricane Florence

Water pollution seen from space.

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Europa Clipper Funded

Europa Clipper Funded

A new 'voyage of discovery' is coming.

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Global Fishing Watch

Global Fishing Watch

Big data maps expose illegal fishing.

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Origin of Life Mapping

Origin of Life Mapping

Trying to answering the question, how did life begin?

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Hurricane Florence in 3D

Hurricane Florence in 3D

Viewing a super-storm in 3D.

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Eyes In The Sky

Eyes In The Sky

Storm surge and rainfall totals increased.

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Florence Approaches

Florence Approaches

A super-storm is approaching.

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JPL Receives An Emmy

JPL Receives An Emmy

JPL receives new award.

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Hurricane Train

Hurricane Train

A "train wreck" could soon happen.

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Mars 360

Mars 360

Curiosity's 360 Mars panorama.

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Fashion Accessory

Fashion Accessory

Lionfish as a fashion statement.

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Rewilding

Rewilding

A 'silent spring' could become a 'wild summer' 

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Auroras Animated

Auroras Animated

Saturn's auroras imaged by Hubble.

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Global Weirding Report

Global Weirding Report

Climate change now unfolds in 'real time'.

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The Atlas of Emotions

The Atlas of Emotions

The Dalai Lama says: "if you want to find a new world, you need a map".

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