Newsletter No. 65

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective Chat about this email with other readers on Discord Proudly sponsored by Get thousands of the best documentaries from just $2.99 a month. Start here! DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES We’ve made a new channel in our Discord this week, #🕸・oc-spiders! DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Wild European bison have been released in southeast England where they will roam for the first time in 6,000 years. 🔗 Link A severe heatwave in Western Europe is shattering temperature records — including in the United Kingdom, where temperatures exceeded 40C on Tuesday for the first time on record. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🦁 Animals 🔥All sorts of wildlife that used a nature-made beaver dam to cross wetland Posted by SnooCupcakes8607 🐠 Aquatic Life An octopus showing off it’s beautiful colouring. (via xbeiro on ig) Posted by dimitrios_vlachos_04 🦠 The Microcosmos This is the first imagery we have of tiny cuboid crystals made of tens of molecules of NaCl emerging from the chaotic mixture of separate sodium and chloride ions. In other words, the…

Newsletter No. 64

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective Chat about this email with other readers on Discord Proudly sponsored by Infinity, the newsletter for all dreamers. Get regular issues around exciting topics like space, nature, technology and much more. Subscribe now for free: infinitynewsletter.net DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES We launched our app this week! It has the best content from across the internet (and from posts you can submit!) that shows how our world is full of incredible wonders. Check it out. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES This week we learned about the ‘Bat Scan Project’. It’s a series of 1000’s incredible photos of bats, taken to combat negative media narratives about bats following the Covid pandemic. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🚀 Space The ‘Butterfly Nebula’ as captured by Hubble: Apparently, scientists believe that in the centre there are 2 stars orbiting each other Posted by mucmecanic 🐠 Aquatic Life Baby octopus hatching and immediately changing color thanks to chromatophores (the pigment cells) Posted by sacrecoeur1206 🐠 Aquatic Life Pygmy Seahorse, this underwater marvel is the world’s smallest…

Newsletter No. 63

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective Chat about this email with other readers on Discord Proudly sponsored by Exciting facts about giraffes! 1. Giraffes are the tallest land animals on Earth. They can grow over 6m tall, weigh 800kg and grow over 4m long. 2. They can run up to an astonishing  to 60km/h over short distances. 3. To drink water, they must spread their front legs or kneel down for their heads to reach the ground. 4. They only need to drink once every few days. Most of the water they consume comes from the plants they eat. 5. Giraffes spend most of their lives standing up; they even sleep and give birth standing up! For even more nature and space facts, check out the Infinity Newsletter! Sign up now for free: infinitynewsletter.net DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES This week we passed 700 members on Discord! This is a huge milestone that we are very excited about. Keep your eyes peeled for a major new feature in celebration! DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES UN says that overexploitation, climate change, pollution, and deforestation are pushing…

Newsletter No. 62

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective Chat about this email with other readers on Discord Proudly sponsored by 13.7 billion years ago, the universe erupted into being from an almost infinitely small point. It was the beginning of the Big Bang, an ‘explosion’ that continues to expand the universe to this day. But parts of this process remain a mystery to physicists. The key lies in understanding the mysterious substance ‘dark matter’ which is spread throughout the universe. With this mystery solved, physicists will be able to predict the future of the universe… and it’s one of three things: It collapses upon itself It tears itself apart, or It freezes. Infinity Newsletter summarises news from the world of science each week. Subscribe free. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Congrats to @odeweaven for winning this fortnight’s photography competition. She submitted a photo of a rock covered in dendrites, which are a type of crystal that look like they’re alive! DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency does not have authority to regulate power plants’ carbon…