UNESCO report: Wreck off Haiti not 'Santa Maria'
A report from the U.N. cultural agency released Monday concludes that a shipwreck found off northern Haiti could not be the Santa Maria, the lost flagship from Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Western Hemisphere, ...
Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship
(AP)—A shipwreck off the north coast of Haiti probably isn't a lost flagship of Christopher Columbus as a U.S. explorer has claimed, the country's culture minister says.
Explorer: Shipwreck off Haiti may be Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria (Update)
A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel the Santa Maria, an explorer said Tuesday, though experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far from confirmed.
Computer model can help coastal managers with nourishment decisions
A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save ...
Finnish reindeer glow at night to prevent accidents
Glowing reindeer can be spotted in northern Finland thanks to a reflective spray which makes them more visible in a bid to prevent car accidents, Finnish reindeer breeders said Tuesday.
Help solve Santa's logistics troubles with a little maths
In just one night, Santa has to visit millions of homes to deliver presents. If he could travel at the speed of light, the task would be simple. ...
Santa being tracked by Microsoft and Google
The competition between Microsoft and Google is stretching to the North Pole as the Internet search rivals vie to be top Santa tracker this Christmas.
Comprehensive analysis of impact spherules supports theory of cosmic impact 12,800 years ago
About 12,800 years ago when the Earth was warming and emerging from the last ice age, a dramatic and anomalous event occurred that abruptly reversed climatic conditions back to near-glacial state. According ...
Microsoft scores win with Santa Claus tracking
In the battle for Christmas, Microsoft has scored a win over Google as the official maps partner for Santa and his reindeer.
New study shows how climate change could affect entire forest ecosystems
The fog comes in, and a drop of water forms on a pine needle, rolls down the needle, and falls to the forest floor. The process is repeated over and over, on each pine needle of every tree in a forest of ...
Is Father Christmas Breaking The 'Santa Laws'?
(PhysOrg.com) -- As if Santa Claus didn't have enough to do this time of year, a University of Derby Law expert says he can also add a sledge-load of official and legal paperwork.
Researcher explains how Santa delivers presents in one night
Dont believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina ...
Santa: A Claus-et physicist
All Santa skeptics, please take a look at the North Carolina State University website.
Santa Claus risks health by flying all night, sleep experts warn
Every year Santa Claus and his team of elves and reindeers stay awake for days and nights so he can deliver presents to children all over the world for Christmas but he could be putting his and their ...