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Microscopic organism plays a big role in ocean carbon cycling
Scientists have taken a leap forward in understanding the microscopic underpinnings of the ocean car...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:18:35 EDT

Some corals adjusting to rising ocean temperatures
Scientists have revealed how some corals can quickly switch on or off certain genes in order to surv...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:37:37 EDT

Ocean microbes display remarkable genetic diversity: One species, a few drops of seawater, hundreds of coexisting subpopulations
The smallest, most abundant marine microbe, Prochlorococcus, is a photosynthetic bacteria species es...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:36:55 EDT

Hydrothermal vents: How productive are the ore factories in the deep sea?
Hydrothermal vents in the deep sea, the so-called 'black smokers,' are fascinating geological format...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:26:05 EDT

Two new river turtle species described
The alligator snapping turtle is the largest river turtle in North America, weighing in at up to 200...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:20:57 EDT

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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.


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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Equipped with new sensors, Morpheus preps to tackle landing on its own
A test flight later this week will challenge a set of sensors to map out a 65-yard square of boulder...
Publ.Date : Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:27:47 EDT

Some astronauts at risk for cognitive impairment, animal studies suggest
Rats exposed to high-energy particles, simulating conditions astronauts would face on a long-term de...
Publ.Date : Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:24:25 EDT

Red stars and big bulges: How black holes shape galaxies
The universe we can see is made up of thousands of millions of galaxies, each containing anywhere fr...
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:46:55 EDT

Solved: Mysteries of a nearby planetary system
Mysteries of one of the most fascinating nearby planetary systems now have been solved. A new study ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:46:53 EDT

'Upside-down planet' reveals new method for studying binary star systems
What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studyin...
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:13:14 EDT

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