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To continue using our website and consent to the use of cookies, click away from this box or click 'Close' Burning Man 2010 on the Behance Network. The Worlds of David Darling. Fukushima Radiation Moving Steadily Across Pacific. 55 Magnificent Natural Waterfalls. Color flip .com by rafaël rozendaal, 2008, collection of sébastien de ganay. Ichthyosaur Page Home. Dinosaurnews Webzine. Curious Expeditions. 9 newly discovered species: Phobaeticus chani stickbug.

The Shrike - On the Cutting Edge Exhibition. Bizarre animals that are new to science - Image 9. Old species, new insights It's not only new species that can amaze scientists. These creatures, discovered decades ago, are only now giving up their secrets. The fish with a cockpit head Discovered: California, 1939 Described: 2009. Logy Magazine. As corals continue to decline in abundance around the world, researchers are turning their attention to a possible cause that’s almost totally unexplored – viral disease. It appears the corals that form such important parts of marine ecosystems harbor many different viruses – particularly herpes.

And although they don’t get runny noses or stomach upset, corals also are home to the adenoviruses and other viral families that can cause human colds and gastrointestinal disease. StumbleUpon. The Online Literature Library - StumbleUpon. The Experimental Food Society Spectacular. *rugenius in food+drink , 11:58 From our London based editor, Justine Aw…

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Dr. The Naked Scientists Online, Science Podcast and Science Radio Show - StumbleUpon. Humans Killed off Australian Herbivores. Humans landed on the shores of Australia more than 45,000 years ago.

Humans Killed off Australian Herbivores

The land they encountered was full of huge plant-eating animals, such as the 6,000-pound rhinoceros wombat and giant kangaroo. Sadly, things would soon change. Soon after humans settled on Australia, some 55 giant animal species vanished from Australia, with various theories, from climate change to human hunting, put forth to explain the extinction. Now, researchers have discovered that the arrival of these humans was likely the driver of intense changes to the region, which led to the annihilation of Australia's giant herbivores and drastic changes to the habitat that turned a patchy, shrub-filled landscape into a fire-prone grassy eucalyptus forest.

"People turn up in Australia and it's quite soon after that you start to see this series of events unfolding," study researcher Christopher Johnson, of the University of Tasmania in Australia, told LiveScience. Ancient forests. Worlds largest telescope underway, scientists definitely observe big bang. Venus, Jupiter & Moon Conjunction. Two bright planets in the evening sky, Venus and Jupiter, will put on a nice celestial show on Sunday (March 25), and NASA is inviting people to talk about it online as it happens.

Venus, Jupiter & Moon Conjunction

This weekend, Venus and Jupiter will shine together in the western sky, and the slim crescent moon will also play a part in the celestial show. The agency is hosting a webchat Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m. EDT (0100 to 0300 GMT March 26), during which participants can discuss how Venus and Jupiter are aligned in the sky. Melissa McGrath, chief scientist in the Science & Technology Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsvilla, Ala., will also be on hand to answer questions about the skywatching event, which astronomers call a conjunction. What are gravitational waves Video - - StumbleUpon. 31 National Geographic Photos. Get the FlatPix UI Kit for only $7 - Learn More or Buy Now National Geographic has been on the forefront of photography for over100 years.

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Their timeless images taken all over the world will live on as some of the best nature and human photography of all time. The examples listed below are only from the past 3 years of National Geographic Magazine and are just a sample of some of the breathtaking images captured in the magazine. All images courtesy of National Geographic Magazine. Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine.

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What's New at The Luminous Landscape

Photos of Sakurajima volcano ~ Pink Tentacle - StumbleUpon. 25 Feb 2010 On a recent visit to Japan, alien landscape photographer Martin Rietze captured some spectacular images of Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima prefecture. Multiple lightning flashes caused by fast moving fine ash Lava bombs hitting the flank Strombolian eruption with lightning. Wreck Diving the Mysterious Ghost Fleet of Truk Lagoon [33 PICS] - StumbleUpon. Diver gh0stdot captured amazing underwater images in the ghostly wreckage. - The Photoblogging Resource.

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