Science Snippets

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Image shows a watercolor painting of two shrews
July 6, 2016

Featuring lost museum specimens & watercolors...

An x-ray of a fish facing left on a black background
July 4, 2016

This week's EarthWord, to quote Indiana Jones, belongs in a museum...

A gas plume arising from Augustine Volcano during it's eruptive phase 2005-06.
June 28, 2016

In what year did the United States experience the most acres burned from wildfires (on record)?

Image: Dead Fish Washed Ashore during Golden Alga Toxic Bloom
June 27, 2016

See a flock of birds fall from the sky? There’s an #EarthWord for that, and it isn’t “apocalypse”

Stull Cemetery, Central Kansas
June 23, 2016

The National Map Corps Recognizes the Latest Volunteer Citizen Scientist - Queenofthedead

Image shows an alluvial fan in Iran.
June 20, 2016

On the 1st day of summer, we’ve got an #EarthWord that’s a fan-just not the cooling kind...