If you’ve ever wondered how birds, butterflies and other animals find their way, it could be due to their magnetic anatomy.
Archives for November 2014
Radar doesn’t always accurately show precipitation. Sometimes you see what isn’t there — and sometimes you don’t see what’s there.
This week’s largest earthquake was an aftershock to that in Indonesia. There were also tremors in Japan and in the Pacific off Oregon.
It’s the busiest travel time of the year, so naturally there’ll be a snowstorm. Who’ll get snow and how much?
It could be a tough slog for holiday travelers on the east coast. But the extreme cold is gone and a pronounced warmup is on the way.
The realities of clean-up of at the Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant paint a long, arduous road. Three years since the incident and scientists face a difficult task for complete clean up.
It seems odd, but lasers, which are sources of energy, can be used to cool atoms. The process is, appropriately enough, called Doppler laser cooling.
August and September were hot and hotter. What do you think October was?
Bird Flu and Ebola viruses are zoonoses – they cross the animal/human barrier – and threaten the human population. The world shouldn’t ignore the outbreaks.
The numbers associated with the years in a human life span have some remarkable mathematical properties.