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Taking an Ice Sample
Using a drill, a team removes a chunk from the thick Arctic ice. Small samples are...
Mon, 01/10/2011 - 11:55
Oil in the Ocean
In summer 2009, in the heart of New Orleans, a 600-foot tanker collided with a...
Fri, 06/11/2010 - 17:30
A Bloom of Moon Jellies
In recent years, blooms of jellyfish, such as these moon jellies (Aurita aurita) in...
Microscopic, single-celled organisms called foraminifera have a fossil record that...
Thu, 03/25/2010 - 16:23
Signs of a Recovering Harbor
For more than two centuries, Boston Harbor has been a dumping ground. In 1773,...