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The aurora borealis traces the shifting patterns of the Earth's magnetic field, creating a spectacular midwinter show in Nordland Fylke, Norway. The green light in this image comes from oxygen atoms high in the atmosphere, which have been energized by subatomic particles from the solar wind. Photo by Arild Heitmann

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A 360-Degree ‘Street View’ From Mars!

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a drop can be heavy

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up there

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eye

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'the bubble burst'

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Cyanotypes of British Algae by Anna Atkins: New York Public Libraray's photostream on flickr

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Breeder Karl Szmolinsky and Robert, a 23-pound German gray giant, in Eberswalde, Germany. In 2006, Szmolinsky was approached by the North Koreans to help start a rabbit breeding program to help 'feed the population'. Robert and company were shipped off to Korea but rumor has it that they may have been eaten at a banquet for Kim Jong-il. by Craig Whitlock, washingtonpost and hoax-slayer. Photo by Sean Gallup. #Rabbit #Karl_Smolinsky #Craig_Whitlock #Sean_Gallup

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Transmission electron micrograph of freshwater- brackish water diatom Stephanodiscus tenuis

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IC 1318

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Bangaii cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, male, mouthbrooding its eggs, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

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Mudpuppy by marlene-annette: Necturus maculosus is an aquatic salamander found in eastern North America, named for the mistaken belief that they 'bark'. #Necturus #Mudpuppy #Salamander #marlene_annette

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Malayan Flying Lemur

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baculites are like straight ammonites

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Dandelion

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HandFish, a cousin to the angler fish. Brachionichthys politus from Tasmania. They 'walk' rather than swim, using their modified pectoral fins to move about on the sea floor.

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A diminutive Leafy Sea Dragon with delicate fins used for camouflage. by Jason Edwards

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Nudibranch(Cabo Frio) by Ricardo Araujo

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Frogfish

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The Einstein Rings. The Hubble Space Telescope revealed a never-before-seen optical alignment in space. The pattern caused by the bending of light from 2 distant galaxies strung directly behind a forground massive galaxy, like 3 beads on a string.

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The Greater Kudu aka The Grey Ghost of Africa is remarkable in its abilities to disappear, they are able to filter back into the surround bush and thickets, as silently as they appeared[…] Photo and Comment By Etinne Oosthuizen via harvestheart.tumblr #Greater_Kudu #Grey_Ghost_of_Africa #Etinne_Oosthuizen #harvestheart

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"This rainforest frog is translucent enough you can see it's internal organs! Ah, nature.." via mike mccaffrey

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Researchers have created a lifelike reconstruction of an ancient mollusk using a micro CT scan and a 3D printer. The oval-shaped multiplacophoran (Protobalanus spinicoronatus) lived about 390 million years ago. The researchers say the creature crawled on its single, suction-like foot over shells and rocky surfaces in ancient oceans. / via mike mccaffrey

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Sea-pen Crab

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