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The reddish hue of a lunar eclipse

Watch the Supermoon Eclipse Live on Explore

Get ready for the eclipse of the supermoon! This Sunday evening, the United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will then be cloaked in a total lunar eclipse. And you can watch the event live on explore!

Sunlight over Mississippi

Today’s Earth Day, So Share Your Earth!

Today marks the 45th birthday of Earth Day! We’re celebrating the global event by asking you to share photos of the natural world around you. Take photos of the environment where you live, send them to more@explore.org and we’ll feature many of them on explore.org!

Orcas from above

Killer Footage of Killer Whales (Video)

Exquisite above-ocean video footage of killer whales was captured by an un-manned drone over Johnstone Strait off British Columbia.  Researchers from the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Vancouver Aquarium teamed up to follow the orcas, which are considered threatened species.

Sunrise at Turtle Bay East

This photo snapshot was captured by explore.org fan, Tinman39-RI. You can see more fan snapshots on the community page here. Did You Know? Now is the time to see a sunrise! “The best time to see amazing sunrises and sunsets is typically in the fall and winter months in the mid-latitudes… In the morning and evening hours, sunlight has

Brrrrr Bees!

It’s just 37 degrees in Waal, Bavaria, where the honey bees on the Bee Hive Cam seem to be huddling up for warmth. Like other insects, the honey bee is cold-blooded (exothermic). However, unlike other insects, the honey bee does not die off in the fall or hibernate, but is active all winter eating and

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