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The Habitable Zone

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The Habitable Zone

What's required for habitability?

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15

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2019

Iceland Is Blooming

Phytoplankton in full "bloom".

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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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Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

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'.

  • 1626
Bennie the Beluga

Bennie the Beluga

A rare whale visits London.

  • 541
Pollution from Hurricane Florence

Pollution from Hurricane Florence

Water pollution seen from space.

  • 566
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?

  • 550
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.

  • 573
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.

  • 463
Mars 360

Mars 360

Curiosity's 360 Mars panorama.

  • 466
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.

  • 519
Global Weirding Report

Global Weirding Report

Climate change now unfolds in 'real time'.

  • 542
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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Save the Oceans, Feed the world

Save the Oceans, Feed the world

The Oceans are hurting.

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in vino veritas

in vino veritas

Blending art & science....making wine!

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Going, Going, Gone...

Going, Going, Gone...

A retreating glacier may soon be gone.

  • 505
Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

Reversing both Desertification and Climate Change

A hopeful method for restoring degraded lands.

  • 2151
Cryovolcanoes

Cryovolcanoes

Chasing ice-volcanoes!

  • 1638
Secrets of Rare Plants

Secrets of Rare Plants

They still offer important discoveries.

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