Archive: 14/08/2012

Endangered status considered for Bicknell's thrush

(AP) — The Bicknell's thrush, a rare songbird that breeds atop mountains in the northeastern United States and winters in the Caribbean, is being considered for endangered species status, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Ecology
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NASA seeing sprites (w/ Video)

High above the clouds during thunderstorms, some 50 miles above Earth a different kind of lightning dances. Bursts of red and blue light, known as "sprites," flash for a scant one thousandth of a second. They are often only ...

dateAug 14, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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