Saint Patrick’s Day

Mar 17, 2017

You may have noticed things are looking a little greener this week. The greens of spring are starting to bud

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Exploring the Amazon Reef

Mar 07, 2017

Off the coast of Brazil, where the Amazon River spills into the Atlantic Ocean, scientists are taking the first up-close

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Supernova Spotting

Mar 02, 2017

Time operates on an epic scale among the stars and galaxies of outer space. Some stars exist for millions of

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Feb 24, 2017

In many places, today marks the beginning of the annual festival known as Carnival—or Carnaval in Spanish and Portuguese. Carnival

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Australia Day 2017

Jan 26, 2017

Today, January 26, Australia celebrates Australia Day, an annual national holiday honoring the country’s past, present, and future. The date

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