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Why Do Societies Collapse?

27

Feb

2019

Why Do Societies Collapse?

Jared Diamond sees patterns in collapsing societies.

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Apollo 11 by Moonlight

20

Jul

2019

Apollo 11 by Moonlight

'One small step' 50 years ago and also a giant leap!

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Whales & Drones

Whales & Drones

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

31 Oct 2017

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InSight on Mars

InSight on Mars

InSight has landed!

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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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A New Tree of Life

A New Tree of Life

Where are you on the Tree of Life?

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Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Phages may come to the rescue.

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Acid Lakes

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

  • 3593
Remembrance Poppies

Remembrance Poppies

Using poppies to remember.

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Orion Rising

Orion Rising

The Greeks named the constellations.

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Alpine Indicators

Alpine Indicators

Biological indicators are migrating uphill fast.

  • 4713
Wood Wide Web

Wood Wide Web

Trees "talk" to each other.

  • 850
Animating Ice

Animating Ice

What would Greenland look without ice?

  • 4088
Time fo VOTE

Time fo VOTE

Time for you to Vote!

  • 459
Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

A day to honor a national symbol.

  • 1671
Light Painting

Light Painting

Nature creates a 'light painting'.

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Very Old and Very Alive

Very Old and Very Alive

How old is old?

  • 6390
Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical dry forests in Latin America explained.

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The Purple Plague

The Purple Plague

California's purple plague.

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Autumn From Space

Autumn From Space

Satellite views of Autumn.

  • 532
Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

  • 1554
Pale Red Dot

Pale Red Dot

A CubSat's first photo.

  • 632
Trusting Scientists

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

  • 1437
When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

Brexit as a bursting dam.

  • 1891
Michael's Rainfall

Michael's Rainfall

Hurricane data shown in animation.

  • 522
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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Energy efficiency is the 'name of the game'.

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Krakatau is again active.

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