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Photo credit: On Location Photography
Today's Image | Dec 18, 2014

New Zealand sunset

A fiery sunset last week at Styx Mill Reserve in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by On Location Photography.

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Science Wire | Dec 17, 2014

Video: 100 trillion microorganisms that live on and in you

There’s a unique collage of more than 100 trillion microorganisms living on and in you that are essential to your life and part of what makes you, well, you. It’s your microbiome.

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Science Wire | Dec 17, 2014

Voyager spacecraft rides tsunami wave in interstellar space

Listen to how these waves cause surrounding ionized matter to ring like a bell. You’ve never heard anything from farther away …

Photo credit: Chris Tinker
Today's Image | Dec 16, 2014

Hawaii’s Waimea Canyon

Known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Photo by Chris Tinker.

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Today's Image | Dec 12, 2014

Can you see two galaxies in this photo?

Hint: Not counting the Milky Way! Photo by David Magro Photography.

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Science Wire | Dec 11, 2014

Video: Best storm footage ever?

High plains storms. The opening is brilliant …. the end is awesome. (You’ll like the rest too.) Video by Nicolaus Wegner.

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Science Wire | Dec 05, 2014

Video: We are dead stars

Every atom in our bodies was processed in the body of an ancient star.

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Science Wire | Dec 05, 2014

Is it better to be a night owl or an early bird?

Early birds versus night owls. Who wins the battle over bedtime? Let’s see what the guys at AsapSCIENCE have to say about this one. New video!

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Science Wire | Dec 04, 2014

The yin-yang of sea ice at Earth’s poles

Arctic sea ice is decreasing. Antarctic sea ice is at an all-time high. How can that be? This 3-minute video offers an explanation.

Image credit: NOAA
Science Wire | Dec 03, 2014

2014 shaping up to be warmest year on record

The global average temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to October 2014 was the highest on record, according to a NOAA report.