Archive: 12/05/2011

When the heat's on, fish can cope

Australian scientists have discovered that some tropical fish have a greater capacity to cope with rising sea temperatures than previously thought – by adjusting over several generations.

Dec 05, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

People matter in climate change models

Climate change does not discriminate among regions or their inhabitants, but the continued growth of the human population will most likely contribute to the ill-effects of climate change. US researchers writing in the International Jo ...

Dec 05, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Total eclipse of the moon

Waking up before sunrise can be tough to do, especially on a weekend.  On Saturday, Dec. 10th, you might be glad you did.  A total eclipse of the Moon will be visible in the early morning skies of ...

Dec 05, 2011 5 / 5 (5) 4 | with audio podcast

Could dark matter not matter?

You probably want to put on your skeptical goggles and set them to maximum for this one. An Italian mathematician has come up with some complex formulae that can, with remarkable similarity, mimic the rotation ...

Dec 05, 2011 4.4 / 5 (20) 102