Archive: 06/29/2012

Curvy mountain belts

Mountain belts on Earth are most commonly formed by collision of one or more tectonic plates. The process of collision, uplift, and subsequent erosion of long mountain belts often produces profound global effects, including ...

dateJun 29, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Zoo's octopus chooses her name

And the winning name is: Cora. As cameras flashed, the headliner at the Akron Zoo's Journey to the Reef exhibit, a giant Pacific octopus, chose her name Monday morning, then held it up on a long tentacle as if to punctuate ...

dateJun 29, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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