The moon will look full on June 4 and 5, 2020. We in the Northern Hemisphere will call it the Strawberry Moon. It’ll shine near the star Antares. It’ll undergo a very faint penumbral lunar eclipse.
“For the dinosaurs, the worst-case scenario is exactly what happened … because it put more hazardous debris into the upper atmosphere and scattered it everywhere, the very thing that led to a nuclear winter.”
Spring had scarcely arrived in frosty Siberia when wildfires began igniting across the tundra. By April, some of the blazes were already bigger than last year’s record-breaking burns.
After Finding His African City Missing From Maps, Zimbabwe Man Creates 2,000 Miles of Google Street Views
After discovering that his hometown was entirely absent from Google Street View, one man from Zimbabwe decided things had to change. When Tawanda Kanhema moved to the United States in 2009 from Harare, the capital of his country Zimbabwe, he might have looked forward to showing people what his hometown looked as a major African […]
Summers are growing longer due to climate change, while winters are dramatically shrinking – Washington Post
People cool off in the river pool at the Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole in Reston, Va. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) By Brian Brettschneider June 1 at 9:50 AM The Earth is warming and disturbing the balance of the…
A newly published study shows North American birds are taking advantage of global warming to expanding their ranges northward, without any shrinkage in the southern edge of their North American ranges. Rather than celebrate this good news for birds, climate…
A new study found that New England’s historic lobster fishery may turn a higher profit by operating with less gear in the water and a shorter season.
New simulations have revealed the asteroid that doomed the dinosaurs struck Earth at the ‘deadliest possible’ angle.
(S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University) Spring is in full swing. Trees are leafing out, flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and birds are singing. But a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that those birds in your backyard may be changing right along with the climate.
Life is spawning in a few, tiny locations in Antarctica that recently did not sustain life. As small amounts of surface ice turn to slush in a few locations, small amounts of algae have sprung to life in the icy…