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Rare Snow in the Sahara Yields Surreal Visuals

Turns out the sun, sand, and snow cohere to...
Coral reef discovered in twilight zone of Southern Pacific Ocean. Still BBC

New, Vast Coral Reef Discovered

Marine ecologists have just discovered a vast and untouched...
Kuwaiti explorer Yousef Al-Refai, TK, is now the youngest individual to have climbed all of the Volcanic Seven Summits.

Updated: Kuwaiti Mountaineer Completes Volcanic Seven Summits

Kuwaiti mountaineer Yousef Al-Refai has become just the 24th...

Antarctic Expeditions Wrap Up

Our final Antarctic update of the season covers Masatatsu...

Antarctic Book Collection Up for Sale

If you live near London, England and love stories...
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Something (or Someone) Broke Svalbard’s Internet; Authorities Seek Answers

Believe it or not, Svalbard, Norway has famously reliable...

The Ogre: Much More than the Classic Scott/Bonington Survival Tale

Baintha Brakk I (7,285m), better known as Ogre I,...

Manaslu: Departures, Explanations, and Another Storm

The action -- or inaction -- on winter Manaslu...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

On the sea floor of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, researchers...

Ocean Rowing Roundup for January

Since our last update, several expeditions have begun in...

Science Links of the Week 

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
A slice through the 3-D map of galaxies from the first few months of the DESI. The earth is at the center, with the furthest galaxies over 10 billion light years away. Each point represents one galaxy. This 2D slice of the 3D DESI map shows only about 800,000 of the 7.5 million galaxies currently surveyed, which is itself just a fraction of the 35 million galaxies that will be in the final map. Credit: D. Schlegel/Berkeley Lab using data from DESI

Astrophysicists Create Biggest-Ever Map of the Universe, Hunt Dark Energy

Astrophysicists at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, near Tucson,...

Recent Buried and Sunken Treasure and What Happens to It

“That belongs in a museum!” Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones...

Natural Wonders: Fogbows

In the rainbow family, the fogbow is an outcast....

Antarctica: Kite-Skiers Make the Pole, But Abe Won’t Finish

Last week, Preet Chandi finished her Hercules Inlet to...

Gates of Hell to be Sealed

President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan has delivered some bittersweet...
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New Fossils Write Missing Chapters of Australia’s Jungle Origin Story

New South Wales’ arid bush country is dry and...
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Drones Help Scottish Rescuers Search for Victims Lost in Tough Terrain

The next time you hear the high-pitched whine of...

Weather on Other Planets

We complain about the weather daily. Some of us...

Science Links of the Week 

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Scientists Embark For ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Seeking Rate of Decay

If the tongue of the Thwaites Glacier collapses, we're...

Exploration Mysteries: Bennington Disappearances

Southwestern Vermont is known for its bucolic setting, but...

Antarctica: Running Out of Time

In this week's update, Preet Chandi arrives at the...
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To Repeat The ‘Full Ascent’ of Mauna Kea, You’ll Need A Submarine

Mount Everest is the world's tallest mountain by most...

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