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149 pages. Features: *Glass sea Menagerie: Two 19th-century glass artists made detailed models of sea life, for use in research. Today they're collector's items and the objects of a still life odyssey *A fan letter to my favorite spacecraft: The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope sees a cosmos so different from what our eyes see *'Bacon of the sea?': Aquaculturists say this marine alga is rich in protein- and when fried, pretty bacon-y *Tunnel vision: Water whittled the cliffs and canyons of Utah's Zion National Park *Baking in Pompeii: Mount Vesuvius buried bakeries, but the bread survived. Now its recipe has been re-created *Tulsa race massacre: Enraged by prosperity in a Black community, white rioters attacked it in 1921, in one of the worst acts of terrorism in U.S. history *The race card project: Those conversations about race that seem too difficult? People are bravely starting them, six words at a time *Envisioning Black freedom: To stop perpetuating the racism of the past, the essayist says, 'we must live like we understand what that history teaches us' *Culture clash: Mexico's Maya bee-keepers see their way of life threatened by Mennonite colonies' expanding soy farms *The tree at the bottom of the world: On this warming planet, which tree grows the farthest south? Our team seeks it out *The lure of Trieste: It's been an overlooked gem in Northern Italy. But the city may enjoy new recognition thanks to interest in its port
National Geographic Society
Publication Date:1 June 2021
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