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What Yellowstones geysers can teach us about volcanoesA closer look at the Lone Star Geyser could help scientists predict volcanic eruptions.

What Yellowstones geysers can teach us about volcanoesA closer look at the Lone Star Geyser could help scientists predict volcanic eruptions.

Via Milky way scientists  Astronomy Picture of the Day  2013 September 7   Night in the Andes Ice Forest   Image Credit & Copyright: Babak Tafreshi (TWAN)

Night in the Andes Ice Forest – At meters, this forest of snow and ice penitentes reflects moonlight shinning across the Chajnantor plateau. The Pleiades star cluster is at center in the sky

Scientists find CO2-sucking funnels in Southern OceanWind, eddies and currents work together to create funnels that pull carbon deep into the ocean, where about a quarter of the carbon dioxide on Earth is stored away in its oceans.

Scientists find funnels in Southern OceanWind, eddies and currents work together to create funnels that pull carbon deep into the ocean, where about a quarter of the carbon dioxide on Earth is stored away in its oceans.

Eclipse    In alignment with the Sun and the Moon. Annular eclipse 2012 shot from Mt. Shasta in California.  Photo By: Simon Christen

Eclipse In alignment with the Sun and the Moon. Annular eclipse 2012 shot from Mt. Shasta in California. Photo By: Simon Christen

What is 100-year flood? Colorado was in the grip of one, but how do scientists determine when a flood and its effects become a once-in-a-century event?

What is a 100-year flood?

Debris gathers in the corner of a fence in front of a home on September 2013 in La Salle, Colorado (AFP Photo / Marc Piscotty)

Studying these one-and-done volcanoes will improve scientists' understanding of how volcanoes work, as well as improve their ability to forecast volcanic activity.

Single-event volcanoes are just as dangerous, researchers say

Studying these one-and-done volcanoes will improve scientists' understanding of how volcanoes work, as well as improve their ability to forecast volcanic activity.

Great Lakes plagued by tiny plastic beads | MNN - Mother Nature ...

Great Lakes plagued by tiny plastic beads

Great Lakes plagued by tiny plastic beadsPlastic pollution similar to ocean garbage patches has been found in the Great Lakes, especially microscopic beads used in many personal care products.

The Approaching Storm      Composite image of 23 photos taken over an 11min period. The only post processing used was the stack, WB correction, and a bit of sharpening.

The Approaching Storm - Copyright : Bill Church - photo via Milky way scientists fb webpage

Why Venus Fly Traps So Fast?

Scientists probe mystery of venus fly trap

Charles Darwin once referred to the Venus flytrap as one of the most wonderful plants in the world. But despite the plant's notoriety, its closing mechanism remains a mystery 250 years after its discovery.

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