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Climate Change Threatens to Strip the Identity of Glacier National Park

published about 21 hours ago
In a century, the number of glaciers in Montana’s Glacier National Park, on the Canadian border, has dropped to about 25 from 150.

First Mention: Ripples of the Big Bang Are Seen Through ‘The Times’

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 18:16 GMT
First Mention: Ripples of the Big Bang Are Seen Through ‘The Times’
In 1927, Georges Lemaître, an astronomer from Belgium, first proposed the theory that the universe was born in a giant primeval explosion. Four years later, The New York Times mentioned his new idea.

In Philae's Comet Landing, Humans Again Are as One With Machines

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 18:11 GMT
In Philae's Comet Landing, Humans Again Are as One With Machines
Even no-nonsense scientists and engineers find themselves personalizing their surrogate explorers.

Books: 'Zoom,' by Bob Berman, Explains How Things Move

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 15:51 GMT
Books: 'Zoom,' by Bob Berman, Explains How Things Move
A book in which complex kinetic concepts are made simple, and simply spectacular,

Observatory: Seeing Jupiter’s Red in the Lab

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 15:42 GMT
Observatory: Seeing Jupiter’s Red in the Lab
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is a result of chemicals being broken down by sunlight, researchers report.