Archive: 22/06/2011

Getting ready for the next big solar storm

( -- In Sept. 1859, on the eve of a below-average1 solar cycle, the sun unleashed one of the most powerful storms in centuries. The underlying flare was so unusual, researchers still aren't sure how to categorize ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Flies remember where to chill out

( -- By recalling landmarks in the environment, a leopard can return to the tree where it stashed its kill and a shopper can find her car in the mall’s parking lot. Fruit flies also commit details of their ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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