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Can the Great Barrier Reef survive the assault of pollution and climate change?
The Great Barrier Reef spans an area of roughly 135,000 square miles along Australia’s northeastern coast. But what some call the largest living thing on Earth is under assault from global warming and pollution, with parts of it dying off in recent years. Now a new study shows that the reef managed to bounce back from several previous “death events,” suggesting that the reef may be more resilient than we realized.
Breaking down Elon Musk’s most “painful” year yet04:00
A mysterious particle from a distant galaxy made its way to an observatory in Antarctica01:12
Cheetah 3 is a blind robot that doesn’t need sensors to navigate01:16
'The Meg': Is the terrifying prehistoric shark from Jason Statham's new movie real?03:24
The human factor: What it will take to build the perfect team for traveling to Mars07:42
Touching the sun: NASA solar probe to go where no spacecraft has gone before01:51