Archive: 21/09/2012

Birds on the move

(Phys.org)—Over the past 60 years, areas that have a climate suitable for certain Australian bird species have shifted much faster than previously thought, and not exactly in the expected direction.

dateSep 21, 2012 in Ecology
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Next SpaceX launch to ISS set for October 7

There will be more Dragons in space! The SpaceX Dragon's next launch to the International Space Station has been scheduled for Sunday, October 7, 2012, NASA and SpaceX announced today. This will be the first of 12 contracted ...

dateSep 21, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Image: Wildfires in Washington State

The summer of 2012 will unfortunately be known as the "Summer of Devastating Western Wildfires" and practically not one state out west was spared. Washington State has been hardest hit of late. This satellite image shows ...

dateSep 21, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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3Qs: Facial recognition is the new fingerprint

Ear­lier this month, the FBI began rolling out a $1 bil­lion update to the national fin­ger­printing data­base. Facial-​​recognition sys­tems, DNA analysis, voice iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and iris scan­ning will ...

dateSep 21, 2012 in Other
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