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November 3, 2013: How to Survive an Avalanche, Following Family History Through Asia and More

Join host Boyd Matson, as we survive potentially disastrous avalanche, swim with manta rays in Mozambique, walk the length of Africa looking for water, and follow our family tree’s roots throughout Asia.

Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search

Update: The team at Tomnod has just alerted us that the bodies of Gil and Ben have been found. The team offers words of thanks and consolation for all those involved.

Winners of the 2012 Google Science Fair

The winners of the annual Google Science Fair have been announced, and National Geographic was there to help judge and provide awards for these brilliant young innovators.

Watch NG Explorer Albert Lin Announce Google Science Fair Finalists

This Wednesday, after months of innovative research and intense anticipation, the 15 global finalist projects for the 2012 Google Science Fair will be announced, and NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin will be doing the honors. You can watch it happen live during a Google+ Hangout at 9:00am EDT (2:00pm UT). Just follow the Google Science…

“Valley of the Khans” Experts Meet in D.C.

Two of the world’s greatest scholars of Mongol history joined their collaborators NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin and NG Archaeology Fellow Fred Hiebert in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss their findings on the cutting-edge Valley of the Khans archaeology project.

Google Science Fair Opens Today!

The annual Google Science Fair opens today, calling anyone and everyone 13 to 18 years old to push the edges of our knowledge and help pave the way to the future, and National Geographic Explorers Albert Lin, Sylvia Earle, and T.H. Culhane are among the judges.

Return to the Valley of the Khans

NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin and team head back to Mongolia on a high-tech search for the tomb of Genghis Khan, using ground-penetrating radar, aerial drones, and satellite images that you can help search for clues.

Three NG Explorers Ponder “What If?” at TEDx

Three National Geographic Explorers–Albert Yu-Min Lin, Sandra Postel, and Roshini Thinakaran–joined a lineup of more than two dozen speakers on the theme “What If?” at today’s TEDxMidAtlantic event in Washington, D.C. In case you weren’t in the audience at Sidney Harman Hall or glued to your laptop watching the live stream, here’s some of what…

Help Wanted: Satellite Archaeologist

National Geographic Emerging Explorer Albert Lin, Fellow Fredrik Hiebert, Young Explorer Ben Horton, and several colleagues have traveled to Mongolia, where they’re documenting archaeological sites in one of central Asia’s most remote and least explored valleys with guidance from an essential team member: You. Field Expedition: Mongolia uses high-resolution satellite imagery from GeoEye and the…