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Watch a Sunset Bat Ballet

When a bat emerges from its cave, it engages in a delicate dance with hundreds of its neighbors. High speed videography reveals twirls and collisions as the bats maneuver.“Lens of Time: Bat Ballet” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016 California Academy of Sciences...

October 11, 2016 — bioGraphic

The Strange Matter of Quasicrystals--Explained

Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman describes the structure of quasicrystals, the discovery of which won him the scorn of colleagues in the 1980s and then the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2011...

September 29, 2016 — Nature Video

How to See Proxima b

Astronomers are racing to get the first historic image of another possibly Earth-like planet. Here’s how they’ll do it

September 29, 2016 — Lee Billings

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Microbes in the atmosphere influence life on the planet's surface."Invisible Nature: Life in the Clouds" was first published on bioGraphic . ©2016 California Academy of Sciences...

September 19, 2016 — bioGraphic

Hawaiian Crows Use Tools to Reach Tidbits

This rare crow can select a tool and manipulate it to pry tasty treats from crevices in under a minute. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 14, 2016...

September 14, 2016 — Nature Video

Corals Clash on the Ocean Floor

They may seem stationary to us, but corals are dynamic animals. In this film, researchers use time-lapse video to watch corals move along the ocean floor, unearth themselves when buried, and even attack each other for more real estate.“Lens of Time: Corals in Motion” was first published on bioGraphic and reproduced with permission...

August 26, 2016 — bioGraphic

An Earth-Like Exoplanet Orbits Our Nearest Neighbor

The red dwarf star Proxima Centauri is home to a newly discovered exoplanet, which may look a lot like Earth. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 24, 2016...

August 24, 2016 — Nature Video

Listen to the Sounds of Knees Cracking

Eavesdropping on the creaks and groans of an athlete’s knee could help doctors track healing after injury or surgery.

August 19, 2016 — Benjamin Meyers and Christopher Intagliata

Jupiter's Red Spot Is Red Hot

What Jupiter’s spot is not, is tranquil. New infrared images taken by Boston University scientists on a NASA telescope in Hawaii show that whereas Jupiter’s north and south poles are heated by strong magnetic fields, its large, stormy red spot generates its own heat by a different mechanism...

August 9, 2016 — Eliene Augenbraun

80 Years of Greenland's Vanishing Glaciers

Re-creating photographs from the 1930s can help scientists understand Greenland’s melting glaciers and predict how quickly climate change might make them disappear into the sea. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016...

August 8, 2016 — Nature Video
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