Category Archives: Science

Snakes That Eat Other Snakes Could Help Birds in the South | Audubon

By restoring the country’s indigo snake population, scientists hope to bring balance to ecosystems—potentially benefiting songbirds.
— Read on www.audubon.org/magazine/spring-2018/snakes-eat-other-snakes-could-help-birds-south

One of the biggest meteorite crashes in Earth’s history flung debris across 3 continents 800,000 years ago. Scientists finally found the crater. – Businessinsider India on Mobile

A 1.2-mile-wide meteorite struck Earth 800,000 years ago. Scientists have long known when the space rock hit and how far debris scattered, but they couldn’t
— Read on www.businessinsider.in/science/news/one-of-the-biggest-meteorite-crashes-in-earths-history-flung-debris-across-3-continents-800000-years-ago-scientists-finally-found-the-crater-/amp_articleshow/73196352.cms

The Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of the Decade | Science | Smithsonian Magazine

Breakthroughs include measuring the true nature of the universe, finding new species of human ancestors, and unlocking new ways to fight disease
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/top-ten-scientific-discoveries-decade-180973873/

SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED

The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?
— Read on www.wired.com/story/a-crashed-israeli-lunar-lander-spilled-tardigrades-on-the-moon/