A time lapse video documents a dramatic solar eruption that took place two weeks ago. The solar prominence was so large that the entire Earth would fit under the wave of exploding gas. View the footage at APOD.
Professor of creative writing at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Marjorie Sandor, talked about her latest work compiling stories from the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural and why we love tales that delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet. In the first hour, bestselling author Juan Enriquez discussed how man is in a different phase of evolution and the future of life on the planet is now in our hands.