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High tides followed Monday’s supermoon, as Storm Eleanor plowed into Europe. Then a “bomb cyclone” hit the U.S. East Coast. Photos here showing winter’s power and terrible beauty.
The study – from a self-confessed dog lover – counted cells in animals’ brains associated with thinking, planning and complex behavior.
A short film about an expedition to Tibet’s Guliya Glacier, where scientists drilled a Stone Age ice core going back 600,000 years. Plus a report on what the ice core reveals.
Astronomers knew this star was “winking,” or dimming erratically. They thought it might be young. Now they think RZ Piscium might be more evolved than our sun, and hungry.
A full cloud inversion followed by a snowstorm over Grand Canyon National Park in this gorgeous new time-lapse.
The report shows the warming trend that’s transforming the Arctic region is persisting. The Arctic shows no sign of returning to reliably frozen region of recent past decades, say scientists.
“For the first time, we are not only visualizing the detailed structure of our Local Supercluster of galaxies, but we are also seeing how the structure developed over the history of the universe.”
Why? Because we love Carl Sagan.
A meteorologist and a music technologist are turning data from tropical storms into musical graphs. Can listening to storms help us understand them better?
Earth without its moon would be a very different world indeed. No eclipses. Smaller tides. But the biggest change would be in the length of Earth’s day.
Moon in Taurus February 22 and 23
ISS over New York