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Iran’s Rainbow Island
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Iran’s Rainbow Island

A mix of uplifting salt and other sedimentary and metamorphic rocks make for colorful landscapes in the Persian Gulf.

Published Oct 26, 2020

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

Published Oct 21, 2020

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Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus
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Picturing Earth: Astronaut Photography In Focus

For 20 years, astronauts have been shooting photos of Earth from the space station. Like everything the astronauts do, they are trained for this job. And like everything they do, there is purpose and intention behind it.

Published Oct 20, 2020

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Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback
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Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback

The site in Western Australia holds one of the country’s largest and oldest iron ore mines.

Published Oct 17, 2020

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Turin Lights the Way Forward
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Turin Lights the Way Forward

Through Italy’s Smart Road Decree, the city was chosen as a test site for autonomous driving vehicles.

Published Oct 18, 2020

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