Syria WILD world

In Case You Missed It, the Second Week of September

by: Blaine Skrainka

Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to this week Latest on Syria: Secretary of State John Kerry continues meetings in Geneva with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi to negotiate […]

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Dr. Alan Robock interview WILD mag world

Questions for a Climatologist: Dr. Alan Robock

by: Blaine Skrainka

In today’s political and pop media culture, serious discussions surrounding climate change have mostly devolved into a maddening cacophony. While CO2 emissions continue to concentrate in our atmosphere and warm our planet, pundits squabble and […]

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Hello Kitty Rocket WILD mag world

Newsflash: Girls Are Awesome (in case you missed it)

by: Kate Mottola

Melody Green, a seventh-grade student and Hello Kitty aficionado, built a rocket and launched it into Earth’s stratosphere last month. Green set out to complete an experiment on the effects air pressure and temperature have […]

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Keystone XL protest WILD mag world

Dear Mr. President, #NoKXL

by: Blaine Skrainka

Nearly one year ago today, President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton announced that they would delay a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline until further environmental impact studies could be reviewed (read: until after […]

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Star trails trace the path of the Milky Way

Starry Eyes

by: Blaine Skrainka

Few things give one the perspective that staring into the cosmos can. These star trails were captured with long-exposure on their journey through the night’s sky. Get starry eyed with more images of alien galaxies […]

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Earth, the only home we know

Video of the Week – Pale Blue Dot

by: Blaine Skrainka

Not exactly a new video, or story for that matter, but definitely always worth a watch. In 1977 the Voyager 1 space probe was launched, and it has been up there in the cosmos for […]

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black swallowtail butterfly

Art of Blackness

by: Blaine Skrainka

The exploration for new sustainable energy sources is in a way an effort to regain harmony with our natural world. If this is the case, it only makes sense to look at the organic mysteries […]

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We Are All Made of Stars

Video of the Week – We Are All Made of Stars

by: Blaine Skrainka

When the question was posed, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson replies with a brilliant existential perspective on our place among the […]

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by: Blaine Skrainka

The 4th annual Imagine Science Film Festival in New York City aims to showcase compelling and creative films while maintaining scientific integrity. This year’s festival will take place October 14-21, and will have screenings at […]

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