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Planet's smallest microbes examined at nation's largest aquarium
Biologists have advanced a new scientific frontier -- study of the aquarium microbiome -- to better ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:02:42 EDT

Killer whale genetics raise inbreeding questions
A new genetic analysis of Southern Resident killer whales found that two male whales fathered more t...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:11:38 EDT

Deep water aquifer acts like natural bio-reactor, allowing microbes to consume carbon
Researchers have shown that underground aquifers along the mid-ocean ridge act like natural biologic...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:36:25 EDT

'Environmental DNA' used to identify killer whales in Puget Sound
When endangered killer whales swim through the sheltered waters of Puget Sound, they leave behind tr...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:50:43 EDT

Five new blanket-hermit crab species described 130 years later from the Pacific
Unlike most hermit crabs, the blanket-hermit crab does not use empty shells for protection, and inst...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:08:31 EDT

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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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Milky Way's supermassive black hole may have 'unseen' siblings
Astronomers predict that galaxies with a mass similar to the Milky Way should host several supermass...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:36:01 EDT

Uncovering the secret law of the evolution of galaxy clusters
Using observational data from the Hubble Space Telescope and the Subaru Telescope, the size and mass...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:37:11 EDT

'Face recognition' for galaxies: Artificial intelligence brings new tools to astronomy
A machine learning method called 'deep learning,' which has been widely used in face recognition and...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:51:15 EDT

Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age
A new international study has found that galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age.
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:50:41 EDT

Vast stellar nursery of Lagoon Nebula
This colorful cloud of glowing interstellar gas is just a tiny part of the Lagoon Nebula, a vast ste...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:09:30 EDT

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