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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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Animating Environmental Change

18

Mar

2019

Animating Environmental Change

GIF's can tell important stories.

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How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

How to Glow: the Very Simple Way of Energy Making

By Reilly Capps  If you break down the essence of energy like you're talking to a kindergartner, it really comes down to one thing: the sun....

24 May 2013

Video Highlights

 

The Conservation Alliance

 

Canyoneering in Antarctica

Canyoneering in Antarctica

Canyons buried under the Antarctic Icecap.

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Tree Huggers

Tree Huggers

Thermography shows why Koalas hug trees.

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A Long Drive

A Long Drive

Reflections of an earlier time and place.

  • 462
Artifical Photosysnthesis

Artifical Photosysnthesis

If artificial photosynthesis works, hydrogen could be a big energy source.

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Saving Darwin's Finches

Saving Darwin's Finches

What does it take to save a species?

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Khumbu update, Conrad Anker

Khumbu update, Conrad Anker

Climbing center progress report.

  • 535
The Weight of Mountains

The Weight of Mountains

The process that creates and destroys mountains is fascinating.

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ExoGeysers Confirmed

ExoGeysers Confirmed

Europa exploration is now on a 'fast track'.

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A Mother's Day Remembrance

A Mother's Day Remembrance

A greeting from space.

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California Goes Solar

California Goes Solar

California leads again into the 21st Century.

  • 426
Taming the Beast

Taming the Beast

Domesticating a wild fox takes years.

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Vanilla

Vanilla

Ice Cream and cyclones don't mix.

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Off To Mars

Off To Mars

InSight Lander and CubeSats launched.

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Robo-mussel To The Rescue

Robo-mussel To The Rescue

Robots are becoming essential ecology tools.

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Io's Active Geology

Io's Active Geology

Continuous events reshape Io.

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Maps Are Beautiful

Maps Are Beautiful

American rivers are visualized by GIS software.

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ExoMars and the Trace Gas Orbiter

ExoMars and the Trace Gas Orbiter

Searching for exobiology on Mars.

  • 470
Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

Flower pollination is captured in HD video.

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World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day

A day to celebrate an iconic bird.

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China's Tidal River

China's Tidal River

Qiantang River and a big surge.

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Want Sustainable Designs? ...think Biomimicry

Want Sustainable Designs? ...think Biomimicry

Biomimicry offers endless ideas for sustainable design.

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3 Earth Day Thoughts

3 Earth Day Thoughts

3 Perspectives for Earth Day 2018

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World of Wonder

World of Wonder

Reflections for Earrth Day.

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Toxic Fog

Toxic Fog

Marine mercury found deposited on land by fogs.

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TESS to Explore Exoplanets

TESS to Explore Exoplanets

TESS the exoplanet hunter was launched.

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Plastic-eating Enzyme

Plastic-eating Enzyme

A plastic-eating bacteria has been discovered.

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My Life As A Turkey

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