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Discover how researchers study climate change and examine the latest scientific data.
Experimenta con un diablillo cartesiano.
Explore big ideas behind the science of Earth’s systems.
Climate is an original composition by Erik Ian Walker, created in collaboration with TheClimateMusicProject.
Lightning bolts, river deltas, tree branches, and coastlines are all examples of patterns in nature called fractals. In this Snack, you get a striking hands-on introduction to fractal patterns and how they’re formed.
Clouds form when invisible water vapor in the air cools enough to form tiny droplets of liquid water.
by Mary Miller • July 19, 2019
Live chat with an Arctic research expedition.
Tune in to the sound of climate change in this performance of data-driven music and sonifications.
How do artists approach the problem of sea level rise?
This Snack models ground failure in a phenomenon called liquefaction. See what happens when you shake up structures, loose sediments, and water in a simulated earthquake.
In this Lab and Lunch recording, historian Paul Edwards and artist Rosten Woo discuss how we use data to understand the impacts of climate change.
Find out what it takes to monitor climate change.
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