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Calbuco Volcano Erupting

Calbuco is a volcano in southern Chile. This one erupts fairly frequently averaging about every 20 years, sometimes quite impresively. The largest eruption during historic times in Chile occurred at Calbuco in 1894. It is erupting now. Evacuations have been ordered. Here is some amazing footage:

Ted's Sons

My brother, Ted, is nine years younger and in the US Army: he's career and following the family tradition. He has two sons, Theo (in glasses and 10) and Chris (blond and looking like a little clone of his dad at age 5, save the ears from his mom!).

While US Navy's FA-XX Will be Unmanned, US Air Force F-X 6th Gen Fighter Will be Manned

The Air Force will not follow the Navy into an all-unmanned future strike fleet, as pilots will be needed in the cockpits of most of its combat fleet for the foreseeable future.While the Air Force will increase its reliance on remotely piloted and possibly autonomous aircraft, there will be no replacement for a fighter pilot, Chief of Staff Gen. Show More Summary

Do Enceladus' Geysers Feed Saturn's E Ring?

TRACKING THE GEYSERS OF ENCELADUS INTO SATURN'S E RING Authors:Mitchell et alAbstract:We examine Cassini Imaging Science Subsystem images of the E ring taken over a period of almost 7 yr, from 2006 September to 2013 July, in which long, sinuous structures dubbed tendrils are present. Show More Summary

Do Methane Storms Drive the Dune Orientation on Titan?

Methane storms as a driver of Titan's dune orientationAuthors:Charnay et alAbstract:Titan's equatorial regions are covered by eastward propagating linear dunes. This direction is opposite to mean surface winds simulated by Global Climate Models (GCMs), which are oriented westward at these latitudes, similar to trade winds on Earth. Show More Summary

“Our lives truly depend on the future of the sea.”...

“Our lives truly depend on the future of the sea.” This Earth Day, our Executive Director Julie Packard speaks to TakePart on how we help give the oceans a voice. 

Chinese Scientists Have Geneticaly Modified Human Embryos Using CRISPR

In a world first, Chinese scientists have reported editing the genomes of human embryos. The results are published in the online journal Protein & Cell and confirm widespread rumours that such experiments had been conducted—rumours that...Show More Summary

X-47B Salty Dog 502 Successfully Completes Aerial Refueling From Tanker

The Navy successfully tested autonomous aerial refueling for the first time with its Northrop Grumman X-47B test unmanned aerial vehicle on Wednesday, marking the end of the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Air Vehicle demonstrator (UCAS-D) program,...Show More Summary

A Sixth Mass Extinction Event?

Capitanian Extinction Event – Suggested by Northern Hemisphere Study A team of geologists have published a paper in the prestigious Geological Society of America Bulletin postulating that there was a major global extinction event that took place in the Permian geological period.  To be more precise the evidence for the extinction can be found in […]

Tracing Europe's First Farmers

Tracing the genetic origin of Europe's first farmers reveals insights into their social organizationAuthors:Szécsényi-Nagy et alAbstract:Farming was established in Central Europe by the Linearbandkeramik culture (LBK), a well-investigated archaeological horizon, which emerged in the Carpathian Basin, in today's Hungary. Show More Summary

What are you doing to celebrate our oceans this ?Earth Day??...

What are you doing to celebrate our oceans this ?Earth Day?? From picking up trash at a local beach to riding a bike instead of driving, we all can help keep our oceans healthy! Learn about our conservation programs (Photo: Karen Ha...

Tainted love: Bees prefer food laced with harmful pesticides

Rather than avoid neonicotinoid pesticides, bees opt specifically for sugars that contain the chemicals – even though they might be detrimental to wild bees

Viewing Some Ediacaran NeoProterozoic Fossils as Animals Without the Constraints of Phylogenetics

The advent of animals: The view from the EdiacaranAuthors:Droser et alAbstract:Patterns of origination and evolution of early complex life on this planet are largely interpreted from the fossils of the Precambrian soft-bodied Ediacara Biota. Show More Summary

Earth Day 2015: Celebrating Our Awe Inspiring World

We share Earth with millions of amazing plants and animals. Whether we’re relaxing in a hot spring like a Japanese macaque, or catching a glimpse of a rare bird, our exposure to Nature’s diversity enriches our lives and makes us … Continue reading » The post Earth Day 2015: Celebrating Our Awe Inspiring World appeared first on EveryONE.

Racing Extinction Screening ~ Earth Day Texas 2015

Racing Extinction Trailer – Screening at Earth Day Texas 2015 from Oceanic Preservation Society. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of … Continue reading ?

Old Scientist: How biologists tussled over the Loch Ness monster

Half a century ago, the Loch Ness monster was something science was trying to get to the bottom of – as a running feud in the pages of New Scientist reveals

Changing the Picture of Earth ’s Earliest Fossils

Changing the picture of Earth's earliest fossils (3.5-1.9 Ga) with new approaches and new discoveries. 2015. PNASNew analysis of world-famous 3.46 billion-year-old rocks shows that structures once thought to be Earth's oldest microfossils do not compare with younger fossil candidates but have, instead, the character of peculiarly shaped minerals. Show More Summary

Rising carbon dioxide levels stunt sea shell growth

Scientists have discovered that stunted growth can be a genetic response to ocean acidification, enabling some sea creatures to survive high carbon dioxide levels, both in the future and during past mass extinctions. Using natural CO2 seeps as test sites, the international team of marine scientists and palaeontologists have studied the way in which sea […]

Acidifying oceans could affect sea life, visiting researcher warns

Rising carbon emissions causing acidifying oceans will affect humans, a visiting researcher warns. Doctoral candidate and former Craighead Diocesan School student Allanah Paul spoke at Aoraki Polytechnic in Timaru on Monday about the effects of Earth’s oceans absorbing carbon dioxide. Paul, who has been studying for a PhD at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research […]

4-21-15 Where Are the J17s?

Monday/Tuesday, April 20/21...Monday there were whales at the opposite end and side of the San Juan Islands...so we headed up and over the top and down San Juan Channel, hoping to meet the whales if they were coming west......Transients...Show More Summary

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