Daniel Stone, National Geographic

Daniel Stone

National Geographic

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Daniel:

After 30 years, Hubble is still revealing new mysteries of the universe

Operating far past its expected life span, the telescope captures data that answer some of space’s biggest questions—and make glorious images. → Read More

Explore a place where polar bears outnumber people

Here’s how to travel and what to do in the remote archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. → Read More

Waves are generating power—just one of many signs of hope for our planet

Pollutants become art. LEDs cut energy use. Around the world we’re seeing signs of progress toward a brighter future. → Read More

Here’s what it takes to ice climb Kilimanjaro

As glaciers melt, this adventure is becoming a rare experience. → Read More

Ocean trash is building up. This artist reveals what’s out there.

Barry Rosenthal started collecting plastic garbage on a New York shoreline. His photographs reveal the variety of water-borne trash. → Read More

These portraits of insects aren’t actually insects at all

Using flowers, leaves, twigs, and seeds, Canadian artist Raku Inoue creates intricate portraits of insects. → Read More

Artist Berndnaut Smilde makes clouds appear in unexpected places

With the air as his canvas, a Dutch artist applies water vapor, smoke, lighting—and conjures clouds in surprising settings. → Read More

This Scientist Is Unlocking the Mysteries of Cheese

Cheese is full of bacteria and fungi. How they interact could solve some big scientific questions. → Read More

How an Obsession with Fruit Took Me on the Adventure of a Lifetime

It started with a farmer, a market, and a peach—and led me around the world. → Read More

What Happens When Plants Are Exposed to Near-Constant Light?

Hint: It’s called speed-breeding. → Read More

5 Things People Are Doing to Restore the Planet

They're using technology to fix damage to the environment. → Read More

The Innovator Who Introduced Cherry Blossoms to the U.S.A.

Washington, D.C.'s famous fluffy cherry trees were gifts from Japan, brought to the United States by international food explorer David Fairchild, a man dedicated to exploring the world's best flowers, fruits, and plants. → Read More

You Can Travel Like a 1900s Adventurer—Here’s How

A new book shows what a turn-of-the century food explorer can teach us about modern travel. → Read More

These People Believe Death Is Only Temporary

Transhumanists believe in a future of human immortality. A community in Russia is working to make it happen. → Read More

The Superfood Qualities of Mushrooms

The benefits of fungi are still largely unknown—but researchers keep turning up surprising ways they boost human health. → Read More

How a prehistoric fruit wound up at your Super Bowl party

Marketing and fads lifted the ancient avocado to popularity. → Read More

Banana With Edible Peel Created in Japan. Will it Change the World of Fruit?

Probably not. But Japanese consumers are eating them anyway. → Read More

On Island of the Colorblind, Paradise Has a Different Hue

An island in the Pacific has a unique genetic history that affects how its people understand color. → Read More

This Technology Could Transform Life in Cities

Using lidar to show us each street crack can help urban design improve quality of life. → Read More

These Teens Are Fighting a War Older Than They Are

Along the Armenia-Azerbaijan border, 150,000 people in an unrecognized republic live in military limbo. → Read More