Detroit Free Press Get ready to see Uranus with the naked eye tonight in MichiganDetroit Free PressYou’re laughing at the headline. It’s fine. We’re all immature children at heart. But seriously, you’ll likely get an outstanding view of Uranus tonight without the help of a telescope or binoculars, NASA... Read more
Space.com How Gravitational Waves Led Astronomers to Neutron Star GoldSpace.comThe origin of the universe’s heaviest elements has mystified scientists, but after Monday’s (Oct. 16) historic announcement of the detection of gravitational waves produced by two colliding neutron stars, astronomers have struck gold — literally …Gravitational waves: So many new... Read more
Q13 FOX Penguin catastrophe leaves thousands of chicks dead with only two survivorsQ13 FOXA penguin colony in Antarctica has suffered a massive breeding failure, with only two chicks surviving the disaster. Terre Adélie (Adélie Land) is home to more than 18,000 pairs of Adélie penguins, but this year almost... Read more
The Indian Express Why is the Sun’s atmosphere much hotter than its surfaceEconomic TimesWashington, Oct 14 (IANS) Scientists have found that small solar flare could help explain why the Sun’s atmosphere, the corona, is so much hotter than the surface. The corona is hundreds to thousands of times hotter... Read more
Fox News A massive hole just opened up in Antarctica’s ice and scientists can’t explain itFox NewsAerial view of the polynya in the Southern Ocean. (Credit: Jan Lieser, ACE CRC, Australia). Thanks to its usefulness as an indicator of how badly humans are messing up the Earth with global... Read more
Patch.com Asteroid Hurtling Toward Earth: When, How To WatchPatch.comAn asteroid the size of a house will buzz Earth early Thursday morning. Here’s how to watch and whether you should worry about it. By Beth Dalbey (Patch National Staff) – Updated Oct 10, 2017 12:01 pm ET. 0. Asteroid Hurtling... Read more
Gears Of Biz A New discovery about Global Warming: Warming soils may intensify Earth’s temperaturesGears Of Biz26-year study reveals natural biological factors kick in once warming reaches certain point, leading to potentially unstoppable increase in temperatures. Scientists from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Massachusetts, the University of …Huge... Read more
Seattle Times As seas warm, whales find home less hospitableSeattle TimesA humpback whale breaches. Scientists worry that the effects of rapidly warming seas on the whale’s feeding grounds are endangering the mammals. (NORTH ATLANTIC HUMPBACK WHALE CA/NYT). Scientists worry that the humpbacks might have been …Human activities blamed for right... Read more
Phys.Org Life frozen in time under an electron microscope gets a Nobel PrizePhys.OrgThe electron microscope’s resolution has radically improved in the last few years, from mostly showing shapeless blobs (left) in 2013 to now being able to visualise proteins at atomic resolution (right) in the present. Credit: Martin Högbom/The... Read more
The Independent All you need to know about the rare October harvest moonAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Harvest Moon will grace the night sky on Friday, casting a glow in the Northern Hemisphere that skywatchers anticipate every year – but the event was once much more than celestial entertainment. The full... Read more