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Fish fins can sense touch
The human fingertip is a finely tuned sensory machine, and even slight touches convey a great deal o...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:58:59 EST

Plankton carries carbon to safe resting spot, ocean study reveals
The ocean's power to rein in carbon and protect the environment is vast but not well-understood. But...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:48:25 EST

Clams help date duration of ancient methane seeps in the Arctic
A bed of fossilized, methane dependent clams has for the first time been observed in the high Arctic...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:13:32 EST

Penguin parents: Inability to share roles increases their vulnerability to climate change
The fixed division of labor between crested penguin parents increases their chicks' vulnerability to...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:06:34 EST

Study accurately dates coral loss at Great Barrier Reef
The timing of significant Great Barrier Reef coral loss captured by a series of historical photos ha...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:04:04 EST

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Major Sea Gallery Update

We have finally finished a major update of the Sea Gallery. The gallery has a new interface and the images are now larger. We have also added over one hundred new images. Check out the amazing new sights.

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Major Space Gallery Update

We have finally finished a major update of the Space Gallery. The gallery has a new interface and the images are now larger. We have also added over one hundred new images. Check out the amazing new sights.

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New Games Galore

We have added dozens of new games to the Sea Games and Space Games sections of the site. New action games and new strategy games have been added. You'll find something for everyone so check them out and try your luck.

 

Meet the Ocean Explorers

Our Meet the Ocean Explorers pages are now complete in the Ocean Exploration section of the site. These new pages feature fascinating facts and biographical information about the twelve most famous ocean explorers in history.

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Ocean Exploration Timeline Update

The Ocean Exploration Timeline pages have been updated with a new look and tons of new information. Our ocean history timeline pages are now the most thorough and accurate anywhere on the Web.

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Sea Quotes Now Online

Our new Sea Quotes pages are now online. These pages feature some of the most famous famous quotes from oceanographers, ocean explorers, artists, poets, and writers.

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Space Quotes Now Online

Our new Space Quotes pages are now online. These pages feature some of the most famous famous quotes from astronauts, astronomers, physicists, poets, and writers.

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Astronomy Calendar Updates

We have updated our astronomy calendar of celestial events to include many exciting new events for the current year, including additional meteor showers, planetary conjunctions, and two new comets. You will find this to be one of the most complete astronomical calendars anywhere on the Web!

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Astronomy Reference Guide Update

The former Astronomy Resources pages have been updated and reformatted as the new Astronomy Reference Guide. This section of the site features a new look, new menu system, and lots of new information. The Astronomical Calendar of Celestial Events has been updated to include events through the year 2030.

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A star's moment in the spotlight
A newly formed star lights up the surrounding clouds in this new image from ESO's La Silla Observato...
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:06:42 EST

Scientists discover hidden galaxies behind the Milky Way
Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysteri...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:20:47 EST

Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people's messages to the stars
Messages from around the world are to be beamed into space at the speed of light as part of a cultur...
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:25:56 EST

'Cannibalism' between stars
Stars do not accumulate their final mass steadily, but in a series of violent events manifesting the...
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:45:22 EST

Turbulent times: When stars approach
Astrophysicists are using new methods to simulate the common-envelope phase of binary stars, discove...
Publ.Date : Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:20:56 EST

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