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Earth: Beautiful, Powerful, Fragile

Earth: Beautiful, Powerful, Fragile In this view, Earth looks a bit like a blue marble. Image credit: NASA/GSFC Full caption

April 21, 2011

To celebrate Earth Day 2011, JPL featured a live video program with personal stories from JPL scientists. Schools and the general public are invited to watch the program here:

Learn about and see spectacular pictures of spewing fires and shifting sands, the trembling Earth, climate change and civilization, ancient rivers, and the coastal ocean of Southern California.

A special guest, Dr. Gary Shapiro, the first person to teach sign language to orangutans in their natural habitat, will present information on the critically endangered orangutans and the Indonesian rainforests.