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Caltech’s Resnick Institute Opens Nominations For Crazy Science To Save Earth

The Resonate Awards honor outstanding achievement in renewable energy and sustainability-focused science and technology.   (September 14, 2015) – Pasadena, CA “Of course, there’s crazy…


EarthServer (Petabytes of Data Cubes) Evaluates Water on Mars Too

“On Mars, we can go down a few kilometers and we want to find out whether there is water” – Peter Baumann June 25…


8 Maps To Change The Way You Look at Africa & The World

Source – Take Part (8 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At The World)  This collection of world maps published here at TakePart.com looks…


Mining the asteroids: Who Decides?

Mining The Asteroids: Who Decides? by Donald Goldsmith Our civilization—and presumably any civilization with a technological capacity at least as advanced as ours—runs on…


Deep Time: A History of the Earth (Infographic)

Designer and filmmaker Jamie Brightmore created this interactive infographic  Deep Time: A History of the Earth.   “The Earth is old, very very old….


Interactive Map of Every Satellite Orbiting Earth: Surveillance, Broadcast, Private, Govt

The Union of Concerned Scientists has created a satellite database of more than 1,000 operational satellites orbiting the Earth. The interactive infographic has satellites…


Catalog of Found Habitable Exoplanets

How many confirmed exoplanets have been found with potential to support surface life as we know it? Twenty-eight (28). Nobel nominee Geoff Marcy should…


Oceans Acidity Rising with CO2 Emissions

“The oceans have taken up a quarter of the carbon dioxide humans have put in the atmosphere over the last two hundred years. But…