Over the last several years, shore ice has diminished along the western edge of Hudson Bay, forcing the annual polar bear migration closer and closer to town. Bears prefer to be as far out on the ice as possible, to get closer to seals and fish. Less ice means there’s nowhere for the bears to go but straight through town, in many cases.
Normally, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has its cameras fixed on the surface of the Moon. But on May 24, 2014, flight engineers directed the spacecraft to turn back for a quick look at Earth and one of our closest planetary neighbors — Mars.
Fortunio Liceti (1577-1657) was an Italian philosopher, doctor and scientist. His most famous work was De monstrorum causis, natura et differentiis (Of the causes of monsters, nature and differences) that documented the many 'monstrosities' and deformities reported in nature.
Biologists teach that all living things on Earth are related. Is there any solid evidence to back this claim? Join us as we explore the facts! We start with a close look at the origin of whales from land mammals, and then touch on the origins of several other critters, including our own species.
Stronzo Bestiale has published research in some of the world's most esteemed physics journals, and his co-authors are often leading members in their fields. But Stronzo Bestiale, whose name means 'total asshole' in Italian, has a secret. He kind of doesn't exist.
India's Kailash Satyarthi dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize that he shared on Friday to children in slavery, pledging to 'join hands' with fellow laureate Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan as their two countries fought over the territory of Kashmir.