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Dolphin Discovery

A new dolphin found living in plain sight.

  • 3 June 2020
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Monarch Butterflies & the Citizen Scientist

How to help an iconic insect.

  • 2 June 2020
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Japan suffered from an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale earlier this year. It released a massive tsunami that devastated coastal communities and also collapsed a nuclear power complex with multiple electrical generators. The consequences of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster are still unfolding for the Japanese economy and the country's people. It isn't surprising that the Japanese have investigating alternative energy technologies that might reduce their nation's dependency on ...
  • 27 September 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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If you watch closely, you can see a gigantic tsunami-like shock wave radiate out from an Earth-sized sunspot on the Sun's surface. According to NASA, the solar tsunami spread at nearly one million kilometers per hour and circled the Sun in a matter of minutes. [caption id="attachment_7767" align="aligncenter" width="900" caption="Solar tsunami (credit: NASA)"][/caption]
  • 25 September 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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Auroras are usually viewed by looking up at the night sky. This fall view of auroras from northern Canada is a good example: [caption id="attachment_7749" align="aligncenter" width="900" caption="Septermber aurora's, Yellowknife, Canada (credit: NASA)"][/caption] However, if you thought such spectacular aurora borealis displays were only visible from the ground, check this out: Arouras from space What a spectacular viewpoint. WHB
  • 23 September 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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