We snatch in vain at Nature’s veil,

She is mysterious in broad daylight,

No screws or levers can compel her to reveal

The secrets she has hidden from our sight.

–Goethe, Faust

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  • Hakai Magazine Hakai Magazine explores science, society, and the environment from a coastal perspective.

  • Mongabay The news podcast of the world’s most popular rainforest information website and well-known source of environmental news reporting and analysis.

  • Nature Features highlighted content from the week’s edition of Nature.

  • Palaeocast Exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on earth.

  • Science (AAAS) The podcast of The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s “Science” magazine.

  • The Brain Scoop Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago, to share some of the amazing things we have in the collection with the Internet.

  • Basic Books Since its founding in 1952, Basic Books has shaped public debate by publishing award-winning books in history, science, sociology, psychology, politics, and current affairs.

  • New Naturalists The New Naturalists Online

  • Smithsonian Books Smithsonian Books publishes a select list of trade nonfiction and illustrated books.