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The Hubble Space Telescope can take only black-and-white images. But by analyzing the wavelengths of light that different elements emit in space, this man turns dull pictures of our universe into the colorful masterpieces we've come to love.
Writer Cheryl Strayed reflects on the joy and pain she experienced during her incredible thousand-mile hike along the Pacific Coast Trail, which inspired her to write her popular memoir Wild. Strayed also shares behind-the-scenes stories of working with Reese Witherspoon, who plays Strayed in the big-screen adaptation of Wild.The National Geographic Live series brings thought-provoking presentations by today’s leading explorers, scientists, photographers, and performing artists right to you. Each presentation is filmed in front of a live audience at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. New clips air every Monday.Upcoming Events at National Geographic Live!Get the Book Wild
Having finally reached Vancouver Island, our Adventurists camp on secluded rocky shores, gather fresh mussels from the sea for dinner, surf a prime break, and explore hidden, frigid waterfalls. Follow Max on his adventures in the Pacific Northwest
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Ayano Tsukimi makes life-size dolls to replace people who die or move away from the small village of Nagoro, Japan. Now roughly 350 dolls are scattered throughout the town.
Photographer Erika Larsen takes you into the world of the Sami reindeer herders.
Harrison Sanborn turns back the clock in Above America, which presents sweeping aerial views of iconic U.S. features.
Surfer Chris Peterson riding the Lochsa River in central Idaho
Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language, is working on a dictionary to preserve her heritage.