Monday, July 6, 2009

Science Images Search

Searching the Internet for free science-related photos? is a license-specific photo search engine. Currently it indexes and searches millions of freely licensed photos, from many sources, and presents them in an integrated search. was launched in April 2006, and is owned and operated by Vibrant Software, located in Vancouver, Canada. Membership is free and allows you to rate, tag, collect and comment on photos. aims to become a leading portal for the stock photography community, and will be adding features and increasing the index over time. You can keep up-to-date with the engine's progress in their blog. (Solar System Montage system image from NASA found on

Ocean Gazing Podcasts

University of Washington oceanography professor John Delaney is featured on the first Ocean Gazing podcast .

The Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Networked Ocean World (COSEE-NOW) has launched of a new biweekly podcast: Ocean Gazing. The podcasts investigate some of the ocean's secrets, for example: find out how to detect underwater earthquakes, take photos of some of the smallest ocean creatures, measure the ocean's temperature, and much more.

Each episode features a "Sonic Stumper," where we you call in or email your guesses. You can also subscribe to the podcast in iTunes using the following link.