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Fish and coral smell a bad neighborhood: Marine protected areas might not be enough to help overfished reefs recover
Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighborhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:13:34 EDT

Viruses take down massive algal blooms, with big implications for climate
Humans are increasingly dependent on algae to suck up climate-warming carbon dioxide from the atmosp...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:48:25 EDT

Seals and sea lions likely spread tuberculosis to humans
Scientists who study tuberculosis have long debated its origins. New research shows that tuberculosi...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:00:23 EDT

Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life
The sweet and salty aroma of sunscreen and seawater signals a relaxing trip to the shore. But scient...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:05:40 EDT

Seafood substitutions can expose consumers to unexpectedly high mercury
New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the exte...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:53:24 EDT

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I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.

— John Masefield, Poet


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.


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.


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.


Massive Space Exploration Update

The Space Exploration pages have been updated with a new look and new information. The pages now feature a new, improved menu system and higher resolution graphics. Hundreds of new images have been added to the Space Mission Patches section. New information has been added to the Space Exploration Timeline and the Challenger Memorial sections as well.


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.


New News is Good News

The Sea News and Sky News pages have been updated with a new look and expanded coverage. Our news pages now feature RSS news feeds from some of the most respected online sources, updated daily. Several new pages have been added to make this one of the most complete online sea and space news sites available.


Astronomy Calendar Updates

We have updated our astronomy calendar of celestial events to include many exciting new events for the year 2013, 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! See why 2013 is being called by many astronomers as the Year of the Comet.

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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 2020.

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Sky News Headlines

Electric sparks may alter evolution of lunar soil
The moon appears to be a tranquil place, but new modeling suggests that, over the eons, periodic sto...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:24:31 EDT

Your toothpaste's fluorine formed in the stars
The fluorine that is found in products such as toothpaste was likely formed billions of years ago in...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:23:58 EDT

Why NASA studies the ultraviolet sun
You cannot look at the sun without special filters, and the naked eye cannot perceive certain wavele...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:28:10 EDT

First LOFAR observations of 'Whirlpool Galaxy'
Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a Europea...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:54 EDT

A spectacular landscape of star formation
A new image shows two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way. The first is of the...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:52 EDT

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