- Ocean Views 2012 Contest Winners SLIDESHOW
From Nature's Best Photography Explore the winning photos from the 2012 Nature's Best Photography Ocean Views contest! You can also see the winners from 2011 and 2010 . ... ...
Feb 12 2013 - 11:10am
- Collections from Curaçao SLIDESHOW
During the 2012 field season of the Deep Reef Observation Project (DROP) in Curaçao, Smithsonian scientists collected many specimens with the help of the Curasub . Prospective new species were caught on almost every dive as the scientists expl ... ...
Aug 13 2012 - 9:30am
- The Ocean Throughout Geologic Time, An Image Gallery SLIDESHOW
Evidence shows that life probably began in the ocean at least 3.5 billion years ago. Photosynthesis began more than 2.5 billion years ago—the Great Oxidation Event. But it took hundreds of millions of years for enough oxygen to build up in the atmosp ... ...
Sep 20 2011 - 3:30pm
- A Squalodontid Success SLIDESHOW
On a beach in Piña, Panama the tide is rolling out. Faint outlines of skeletal remains rise above the sand. Smithsonian scientists Nicholas Pyenson and Aaron O'Dea along with a team of students descend upon the beach. Their mission: to excavate the ... ...
Jun 22 2011 - 5:47pm
- Creepy Critters: Marine Life Surfaces for Halloween SLIDESHOW
Glad you like these "creepy" critters! We hope your science classes enjoy the slideshow ... ...
Oct 27 2010 - 1:56pm
- Census of Marine Life: Wild and Wonderful Creatures SLIDESHOW
to rocks in the ocean, documented by Census of Marine Life scientists A photo slideshow of fish, jellyfish, ... ...
Aug 3 2010 - 7:01am