OMG Irma. It is going through the Caribbean and slamming everything in its path. I’ve been getting updates from friends in the Virgin Islands and…View More A quick look at the data from inside Hurricane Irma
As science communicators, we are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to translate the ramblings of the ivory tower into a relatable and accessible public…View More The Writing on the Sea-Wall: High Water Line
On the first day of Christmas NASA Earth Science gave to me: advance warning of Hurricane Activity. On the second day of Christmas NASA…View More The Twelve Days of Christmas – NASA Earth Science Edition
“Artivism: An explosion of creativity, a marrying of art and activism” Over the past three years, street artists across the globe have taken up their brushes, prepped…View More The Art of Saving Our Seas
When does an analogy become useless? How about when it’s less exaggerated than the actual facts being analogized? Take the oft-used “needle in a haystack”…View More MH370 and the proverbial haystack.
This isn’t a map of radiation, it’s a map of wave estimated hight after the Tohuku Tsunami. So why is there so much outrage and…View More Worst-case scenario thinking and Fukushima radiation
There have been a number of posts at Deep Sea News lately that have attracted intense commentary and a lot of back-channel communication, some of…View More No, but in all seriousness…
This invited post is authored by Chris Mah, a Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History researcher. Chris is one of the world’s leading experts…View More Three Reasons Why Fukushima Radiation Has Nothing to Do with Starfish Wasting Syndrome
As I was writing this, initial damage reports from the Philippines were still coming in. It looks like the damage from the storm is really bad, many…View More Is Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda one for the record books?
Tomorrow is July 4th. And to celebrate our independence from those tea-taxing-without-representation-people-across-the-pond we Americans will be engaging in our ceremonial blowing up of the stuff.…View More This July 4th please enjoy the Explosions of the Ocean