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March 21, 2014

Whew, That Was A Close One

In late July our sun emitted a huge solar flare that came very close to hitting Earth. Fortunately, Earth was about nine days on the safe […]
February 27, 2014

Worlds Enough

NASA announced today that the Kepler mission has now verified an astonishing 715 more planets in our galaxy, almost doubling the number of planets that we […]
January 21, 2014

Tracking Bees

It could be one of the most serious environmental crises in the world: The bees that we depend on to pollinate food crops are dying in […]
January 19, 2014

Essay Contest

If you like to write about nature and wildlife, be sure to check out this contest sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation: The Deadline for the […]