Archive: 03/08/2010

Image: Smoke over Western Russia

( -- Hundreds of fires burned across western Russia on August 2, 2010, but it is the smoke that conveys the magnitude of the disaster in this true-color image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Hold the Calculators: Let's Talk About Math!

( -- Many children, when learning to read, are encouraged by their teachers to retell all they remember about a story in order to build their comprehension skills. But can similar comprehension strategies be applied ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Mathematics
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California sea otter numbers drop again

( -- After a decade of steady recovery, the southern sea otter--a federally listed threatened species--is in decline for the second year in a row, according to the latest population survey by U.S. Geological Survey ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Ecology
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