This little bird, that looks kind of like a flying penguin, has got scientists rethinking how polar ecosystems are changing in our warming world.
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Video of an impressive and slow meteor seen over Puerto Rico on December 28. It might be a Falcon 9 rocket body falling from orbit.
“Nights like these are almost to good to be true.” See this touching, just-released video.
Beautiful new time-lapse video from Jack Fusco, under Canada’s dark skies.
Glacier melt means rats can reach bird nests on South Georgia, an island north of Antarctica and east of the Falklands. What to do? Send in helicopters!
Dawn spacecraft’s chief engineer and mission director at JPL shares insights. Dawn due to reach Ceres in March, 2015. First spacecraft ever to orbit two planetary bodies!
As the rest of Earth warms, debate continues on what’s causing the mid-latitude chill.
Why do you bet on axions or WIMPs?
If you find dark matter, what are the next steps?
Will we need a whole new “Dark Standard Model”?
What’s it like searching for something you may never find?
Anthropologist Ben Orlove reports from Bhutan. “Of the things that my colleagues and I hoped to see on our trek, only one was missing … ice.”
Odds are there’s intelligent life out there somewhere among the stars. Why haven’t we heard from an alien civilization? One viewpoint, in this article. What do YOU think?