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    Upcycled Pier Apr 08, 2014 Imagination + science + nature = WOW! Tasked with picking a San Diego landmark and creating a piece of art inspired by that location for an upcoming school auction, Mrs. LaRowe's 5th graders at Bird Rock Elementary School c ...

    Last Updated: April 8 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Devil Ray Gets Airborne Mar 25, 2014 Mobula Munkiana, or  Munk's Devil Ray, is named after Scripps Institution of Oceanography geophysicist Walter Munk. Munk and several Scripps researchers saw the ray catch air amid breaching humpback whales at Cabo ...

    Last Updated: March 25 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Green Sea Turtle Green sea turtle off Kiribati. Photo: Brian Zgliczynski Mar 05, 2014 A green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swims out of the blue to investigate research divers at Millennium Atoll, Kiribati. Photographer Brian Zgliczynski is part of a Scrip ...

    Last Updated: April 8 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Vessel of Opportunity Feb 18, 2014 Scripps oceanographer Luca Centurioni (left) hands a drifter to Scripps assistant development engineer Lance Braasch aboard the vessel Chamade  on Feb. 12 at Southwestern Yacht Club in San Diego. Swiss explorers Marc Dec ...

    Last Updated: February 20 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Photo of the Week: Stopping by the Hotel del

    Whale watching season in full swing Feb 05, 2014 A gray whale surfaces off Coronado with Hotel del Coronado in background. Whale watching season is in full swing and tours are available through Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Click here for more information an ...

    Last Updated: February 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Photo of the Week: Run, Fish, Run!

    Jul 26, 2013 Why have an amphibious fish run on a treadmill? Not for exercise or even a viral YouTube video. In order to test how oxygen impacts certain animals, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego took measurements of a Japa ...

    Last Updated: January 15 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography