Newsletter No. 61

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective ‼️Update the Tagline and delete this line when done‼️ ‼️Edit this Sheet to determine what’s posted in the lite Discord version‼️ 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 Updates here. The r/DiscoverEarth subreddit grew by https://subredditstats.com/r/discoverearth Our Discord chat grew by https://statbot.net/dashboard/490326908681060364/overview DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES New research shows that prehistoric Megalodon sharks — the biggest sharks that ever lived — were apex predators at the highest level ever measured 🔗 Link Perpetual motion may be possible – Scientists at Aalto University’s Low Temperature Lab observed the interaction of two time-crystals that bend the laws of physics 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🐠 Aquatic Life At 661 pounds, this giant freshwater stingray (Urogymnus polyepis) just dethroned the Mekong giant catfish to become the WORLD’S LARGEST FRESHWATER FISH! Posted by ApocalypseThou 🦠 The Microcosmos Very cool pic of myxomycetes slime mould in a water droplet. Posted by discover_earth 🌻…

Newsletter No. 60

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 got a new channel; #🪨・geology-paleontology! Check it out to discover wonders hidden deep within the Earth. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Astronomers discover a multi-planet system in our backyard. Just 33 light years from Earth, the system appears to host two rocky, Earth-sized planets. 🔗 Link Another discovery in astronomy this week: A black hole halfway across the universe that is 7,000x more luminous than the entire Milky Way galaxy. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES The human experience 🌎 It’s all perspective. Live the reality you want to. Posted by Acidboy99 🦜 Birds The miracle of life Posted by Solid-Economist4392 🦁 Animals Zebra foals imprint on their mother’s unique pattern of stripes. Keepers wear a special coat so the orphan foal will automatically recognize whoever wears it as his caregiver Posted by westcoastcdn19 🦁 Animals This is Pip, a baby otter…

Newsletter No. 59

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective ‼️Update the Tagline and delete this line when done‼️ 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 Submit a photo to our photo competition! Our current theme is ‘mountains’. If you win you’ll get 10 points (equivalent to sending 100 messages) for buying coloured fonts. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES A micrometeoroid has struck the James Webb Space Telescope. But with a few adjustments it continues to perform better than expectations. 🔗 Link A new technology from Tel Aviv university offers treatment for HIV infection through a single injection 🔗 Link The European Space Agency has released the largest and most detailed chemical map of the Milky Way, including stellar DNA, asymmetric motions, strange ‘starquakes’, and other fascinating insights 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES An otherworldly photo of a bush 🌻 Plants ITAP of a bush. Posted by safcbullyjr 🐠 Aquatic Life New crab species recently discovered off the coast…

Newsletter No. 58

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 Drop in on our streaming of David Attenborough’s new Prehistoric Planet in the 🍿・Movie Nights room this week on Discord. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Scientists discover the ‘biggest plant on Earth’ off the Western Australian coast. It’s a 4,500-year-old seagrass which has spread over 200 sq km of seafloor. 🔗 Link James Webb Space Telescope’s first full-colour images are coming soon! They are the culmination of decades of work of cutting edge engineering, and will be released on July 12th. 🔗 Link After a century of local extinction, Golden bandicoots have been re-introduced in Australia’s Sturt National Park. It’s part of a plan to restore native species to the area like the crest-tailed mulgara, the greater bilby, and the Shark Bay bandicoot. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES We have lost so much Posted by -Xoz- Swimming with a shark in Honduras…

Newsletter No. 57

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 been streaming movie nights in our Discord. Grab the @ Watch-Party role to get notified when they’re happening here: https://discord.com/channels/490326908681060364/841992064668663849/841992535152787486 What’s the main thing you get out of Discover Earth; the community or the content? Vote here: https://discord.com/channels/490326908681060364/977340145902698516/980602302673076234 DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Monarch butterfly numbers skyrocket in Mexico! It’s a sign that their populations are adapting to extreme climate conditions. 🔗 Link Ancient proteins confirm that first Australians around 50,000 years ago ate giant melon-sized eggs of around 1.5 kg of huge (now extinct) flightless birds. 🔗 Link The largest pterosaur species (with a gigantic wingspan of 30 feet) ever found in South America has been found by Argentine researchers. 🔗 Link This website lets you visualise the vast size of the solar system by scrolling through a scale model. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🧪 Science The Color Loss…

Newsletter No. 56

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 revamped our Events section of our Discord! Keep an eye open for upcoming Movie nights. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES The eruption of the Tonga volcano in January has been confirmed as the biggest explosion ever recorded in the atmosphere; being far more powerful than any atom bomb test. 🔗 Link Dozens of iconic weedy seadragons have washed up on beaches across NSW, Australia. Some combination of bad weather, pollutants, and big surf is to blame. 🔗 Link An ancient tooth suggests Denisovan humans lived throughout a much broader geographic range than we thought. A fossilized tooth that’s 164,000-131,000 years old has been unearthed in a cave in northern Laos that might have belonged to a young Denisovan girl. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🌻 Plants Lime cross-section Posted by iboughtarock 🌻 Plants This interesting plant is native to Australia Posted…

Newsletter No. 55

  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 crossed 600 members on our Discord community!!! DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Scientists successfully grow plants in moon soil for the first time, though the plants weren’t happy about it. 🔗 Link The Great Barrier Reef is doing it tough… again. Most of the coral studied this year showed some level of bleaching from above average water temperatures. 🔗 Link Scientists have obtained the first image of Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the heart of our Galaxy. This is the second black hole that humans imaged, the first being M87 in a neighbouring galaxy. 🔗 Link DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES 🦠 The Microcosmos A thriving microscopic ecosystem within a drop from a forest pondPosted by coconut_truck Flying over the Colorado RiverPosted by 911Dougm 🦜 Birds Close encounter with a bald eagle [PSA: Don’t feed wild animals]Posted by SnooCupcakes8607Good morning from…

Newsletter No. 54

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 Congrats to @odweaven for winning our last photography competition! For upcoming competitions, we’re going to run them fortnightly to give us more time to make submissions. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES NASA’s Insight rover has detected the largest ever Marsquake, measured at magnitude 5. Data collected from an onboard seismometer will let scientists peer deep into the internal makeup of the planet. 🔗 Link The emperor penguin is at severe risk of extinction in the next 30 to 40 years as a result of climate change. At the second-largest Emperor penguin colony (the Halley Bay colony in the Weddell Sea), for three years all the chicks died. 🔗 Link Archaeological research highlights how native peoples across North America’s coasts and Australia harvested huge amounts of seafood without harming ecosystems. They harvested food locally and maintained the ecosystems that provided it. 🔗 Link Researchers have long suspected that the active…

Newsletter No. 53

Discover the Earth from a cosmic perspective ‼️Update the Tagline and delete this line when done‼️ ‼️Edit this Sheet to determine what’s posted in the lite Discord version‼️ 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 Updates here. The r/DiscoverEarth subreddit grew by https://subredditstats.com/r/discoverearth Our Discord chat grew by https://statbot.net/dashboard/490326908681060364/overview DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Climate change is causing a mismatch between where species are now and where the habitat and conditions suitable for them are moving. People may have to help them move. 🔗 Link A robust new AI-developed enzyme can devour plastic in real-world conditions. It may be an important step in developing a circular plastics economy by making it much easier to break down and recycle trash 🔗 Link Scientists warn of a looming mass ocean extinction. If greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, temperature spikes could bring the first such mass extinction in 250 million years 🔗 Link Webb Has Almost Reached its Final, Coldest Temperature 🔗 Link There should…

Newsletter No. 52

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 Welcome to the 1 year anniversary edition of our newsletter! It also coincides with Earth Day, and we’ve had a bunch happening this week to celebrate. We’ve run our first photography competition, which is designed to get people outdoors with a discerning eye and to reward them for doing so. Congrats to our first winner 🦉ᛒᛊᛊᛒ🦉! Also, we’ve got a new streaming channel; the ‘🥾・Outdoors room’. It’s a place for our community to go on live stream adventures together. We’ve done a few bush walks so far, and with many more to come. DISCOVER EARTH / NEWS / SUBREDDIT / DISCORD / PASSAGES Jupiter’s moon Europa has long been an enticing target in the search for life outside Earth. The trouble is its water is trapped below 30kms of ice. But new clues suggest that its ice formations resemble those found in Greenland, where water is regularly found much closer to the surface. So…