Max Goldberg

Max Goldberg in the field

Max contributes wildlife photography accompanied by descriptions of his adventures. He grew up in the northern Chicago suburbs and now attends Iowa State University, majoring in aerospace engineering. In addition to flying radio-controlled planes and engineering his own RC creations, Max is a skillful wildlife photographer. You can enjoy more of his photography on Flickr.

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The Moon is Rusting, and Earth is Responsible

Rust in the form of hematite has been found on the Moon, and new research suggests it could be caused ...
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Why do people mistrust science?

Science Connected Editorial “The values of science and the values of democracy are concordant, in many cases indistinguishable.” —⁠⁠⁠⁠Carl Sagan ...
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Megabiota, Largest Life, Vital to Biosphere

By Mackenzie Myers @kenzwrites Large organisms such as whales, elephants, and redwoods are often featured in awe-inspiring nature documentaries, but ...
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Anthropocene mass extinction: are we there yet?

By Jacqueline Mattos (@mattosjacq) In the last few decades, scientific observations have highlighted that we are now facing a mass ...
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Marine Mammals Need a Voice in the Fishing Industry

By Neha Jain (@lifesciexplore) You might feel satisfied with your consumer choice after buying fish with a “dolphin-friendly” label. But ...
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Mapping the Urban Heat Island Effect with Wicked Hot Boston

by Emily Hostetler, Sara Benson, and Roxanne Lee It’s not just in your head; Boston really is hotter in the ...
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Adventure Through the Universe from Your Telescope

Title: See It With a Small Telescope: 101 Cosmic Wonders, Including Planets, Moons, Comets, Galaxies, Nebulae, Star Clusters, and More ...
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Why Do We Mistrust Science?

Why Do We Mistrust Science?

Science Connected Editorial “The values of science and the values of democracy are concordant, in many cases indistinguishable.” —⁠⁠⁠⁠Carl Sagan Many ...
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Tips from Professors for University Freshmen

As August draws to a close, many young people are starting their first year at college and university. To help them ...
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Yosemite, Half Dome in Photos

By Max Goldberg @GoldbergISD When you think of Yosemite, Half Dome probably comes to mind (it’s on the park logo, after ...
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Seabird Watching in Baja California

This is the latest addition to wildlife photographer Max Goldberg’s collection of photo essays based on his recent National Geographic ...
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Swimming with the Sea Lions

Max Goldberg continues his tale of photographing whales, sea lions, and other wildlife in Cabo Hardly anyone got any sleep ...
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A humpback whale off the coast of Baja California in December 2015.

Magnificent Humpback Whales of Los Cabos

By Max Goldberg Following the adventurous Alaska trip my father and I took last summer, for winter break my family ...
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Alaska Wildlife Photography: Behind the Scenes

Hello! My name is Max Goldberg, and you may have seen multiple stories and photos of my adventures in Alaska last summer ...
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Flight: Photo by Max Goldberg

Ruminations on Flight

By Rosalind Rude I have a friend who pilots his own aircraft. He’s been away from it for a while ...
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Bald Eagle, Kodiak Alaska

Bald Eagles of Alaskan Skies

By Max Goldberg During my last trip through Alaska, I was primarily focused on photographing the wild grizzly bears as they fished ...
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Grizzly Bears, Salmon, Alaska

Grizzly Bears Fishing for Salmon in Alaska

By Max Goldberg This is the latest installment of wildlife photographer Max Goldberg's adventures in Alaska. Enjoy more of his photos ...
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Photographer in Alaska: Grizzly Bear Fight

Photographer in Alaska: Grizzly Bear Fight

By Max Goldberg This is the next installment of wildlife photographer Max Goldberg's tales of wild grizzly bears in Alaska ...
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Total Lunar Eclipse of the Heart

By Max Goldberg The lunar eclipse is something a person can see only a few times in a lifetime. Luckily ...
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Wild Alaskan Grizzly Bears, photographed by Max Goldberg

Grizzly Bears Catching Clams in Alaska

By Max Goldberg This is a continuation of our Photographer's Adventures in Alaska series. Previously from wildlife photographer Max Goldberg: Adventures ...
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Forests Alone Can’t Stop Climate Change

Forests Alone Can’t Stop Climate Change

By Nicholas L. Medina Nicholas is a graduate student of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan in ...
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Photographer in Alaska: Grazing Grizzly Bears

By Max Goldberg, Contributing Photographer Grazing Grizzly Bears: This is the second installment of wildlife photographer Max Goldberg’s latest Alaskan Adventure ...
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Photographer’s Adventures with Grizzly Bears

Article and Photos by Max Goldberg  After an eight-hour plane ride from Chicago, and a day to get over the ...
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