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Oceanographer Sylvia Earle bears witness to troubling changes in our oceans in the documentary Mission Blue.
Now that federal funds have dried up, Florida's Aquarius undersea lab faces an uncertain future.
James Cameron, Sylvia Earle, and John McCosker talk about the sights and creatures of the deep ocean.
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Ira talks with ocean explorer Sylvia Earle about the state of the world's oceans, and what actions need to be taken to protect them from catastrophic damage.
An update to the Google Earth program adds new data on the rest of the planet -- the oceans.
A worldwide effort is underway to perform a census of the world's oceans, pulling into one location information about species from around the world. We'll check in on the progress of the project.
A look at the science of sunscreen: how it intercepts the sun's rays, whether it...
Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day...
Mayo myth-busters, a ketchup jar that never jams, and a salute to the pickle.
Plan a scientific summer getaway around Grand Canyon geology, tidepools or volca...
Thousands of lightning strikes occur each minute on Earth. We'll talk about the ...
Photographer Alan Friedman documents the sun’s many faces using telescopes, filters, cameras, and computer software.