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Dolphins Play Catch with a Pufferfish! | Spy In The Wild | BBC Earth

Who needs a volleyball when a pufferfish will do just fine?Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet http://bit.ly/BluePlanetPlaylistPlanet Earth II http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthIIPlaylistPlanet Dinosaur http://bit.ly/PlanetDinoPlaylist Spy In The WildThe Spy Creatures discover that mischief is rife in nature, but perhaps there are…

Lighting the path to renewable energy

(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University) Professor Mahesh Bandi of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has co-developed a novel, standardized way of quantifying and comparing these variations in solar power. His new study, published in Physical Review Applied, may help guide the development and performance of solar photovoltaic farms — systems that harness the sun’s energy and convert it to electricity.

8 things you didn't know about the autumnal equinox

The Northern Hemisphere will bid an official farewell to summer on the morning of Sept. 23 and welcome in the fall. At precisely 3:50 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the sun will be directly in line with Earth’s celestial equator (the…

Device generates light from the cold night sky

(Cell Press) An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report Sept. 12 in the journal Joule.