Archive: 8/05/2016

Enceladus jets: Surprises in starlight

During a recent stargazing session, NASA's Cassini spacecraft watched a bright star pass behind the plume of gas and dust that spews from Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. At first, the data from that observation had scientists ...

dateMay 08, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months

The images are ones of devastation—scorched homes, virtually whole neighborhoods burned to the ground. It rained a little Sunday morning in Fort McMurray, but Canadian officials say they expect to fight the massive wildfire ...

dateMay 08, 2016 in Environment
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Digital media may be changing how you think

Tablet and laptop users beware. Using digital platforms such as tablets and laptops for reading may make you more inclined to focus on concrete details rather than interpreting information more abstractly, according to a ...

dateMay 08, 2016 in Other
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