Eric Uldrick

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The solar system has a tail, NASA reveals

Our solar system, home to Earth and the other seven planets, may be the equivalent of our own backyard in astronomical terms, but it's still full of surprises. The latest, according to NASA, is that the entire solar system has a humongous tail, estimated to be a cool 93 billion miles long (1,000 …

How Earthquakes Heal Themselves — and Why That’s Important

On May 12, 2008, a powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Wenchuan county of Sichuan province in south-central China. It was the most powerful …

Time-lapse video: Existence.

I’ve been posting time-lapse videos for a while now, and while I wouldn’t say I’m jaded, it <i>does</i> take something special to catch my attention these …

Oh the cuteness! Burrowing owls get up close with hidden camera. Check out the timelapse video: http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/burrowing-owls-photos.html

Best Night-Sky Pictures of 2013 Named

Winners of the 2013 Earth & Sky photo contest capture the beauty of the night sky and highlight the issue of light pollution.

If you need a rough and tough gadget to take with you to the backcountry, you might want an introduction to Earl, an Android-powered, solar-charged, two-way radio enabled, waterproof tablet. http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/meet-earl-your-solar-powered-backcountry-survival-tablet.html

Plants on red alert in the battle for light

Research reveals how plants can 'see' their competitors when fighting for light.<p>Take a look out of the window at the plants in your garden. Look peaceful, don't they? It's difficult to appreciate how nervous they really are, in fact deeply worried. And what are they worried about? Each other. …

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