Because I haven’t written an update on the Ocean Cleanup and Boyan Slat in a while… They deployed a 100-m long prototype that is really…View More What did the Boyan Slat and the Ocean Cleanup do last summer?
I’m constantly amazed by the beauty and diversity of life under Antarctica’s ice. Below is one of the best videos I’ve seen of this stunning natural wonder.…View More New video shows the hidden world under Antarctica’s ice
Last year, DSN compatriot and Captain of the rag-tag crew over at Southern Fried Science, dropped a science outreach bomb. Dr. A.D. Thaler struck some ecological/technological brilliance in…View More Rocky Intertidal v.2.0
This past week, a US Naval drone was seized by a Chinese ship in international waters in the South China Sea. When I hear the word drone, I imagine…View More Ocean robot seized, causes international incident
I imagine somewhere there is a cold-war era control room in a deep bunker where an alarm bell starts ringing every time a giant ocean wave…View More Big wave story is big
“Are you worried about trump deleting climate data?” This was a text I received from a friend last night. My first cynical kneejerk reaction:After I got…View More Are you worried about Trump deleting climate data?
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Karen James (@kejames on Twitter) is an independent researcher in Bar Harbor, Maine. Her work is at the…View More An Alarming Tweet From the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
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
What did you do this weekend? Well if you were NASA, you successfully launched NOAA’s brand-spanking new weather satellite GOES-R. Packed with six instruments, this geostationary…View More Wherever it GOES, I GOES, we GOES. NOAA and NASA launch another satellite acronym into space.
“As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.” -John James Audubon There are few books I have seen as spellbinding…View More Science For the People, By the People