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Exploring Oceanographer Canyon by mini-sub

Along the walls of Oceanographer Canyon, fish dart in and out of colorful anemone gardens and sea creatures send up plumes of sand and mud as they burrow. Bill Ryan, an oceanographer at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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What exactly does 'instantaneous' mean?

How short is an "instant"? Is it a second? A tenth of a second? A microsecond? You might think all of these qualify. What about 100 years? That certainly doesn't seem like an instant, and to a human being, it isn't, since ...

dateSep 15, 2016 in Other
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Drugs in the water? Don't blame the students

With nearly sixty percent of American adults now taking prescription medications—from antidepressants to cholesterol treatments—there is growing concern about how many drugs are flowing through wastewater treatment facilities ...

dateSep 01, 2016 in Environment
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