Zhen Yang Tan

5 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 6 Following | @ZhenYangTan | Keep up with Zhen Yang Tan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Zhen Yang Tan”

In Hokkaido, the Ultimate Japanese Snow Country

If all you know of Japan's countryside is what you see outside your bullet-train windows on runs between Osaka and Tokyo—a picturesque banality …

Japan

New pictures of dwarf planet Ceres which could hold alien life

Nasa's spacecraft Dawn has sent back the closest images ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres<p>The closest pictures ever taken of the dwarf planet Ceres show that its surface is so peppered with crater marks that it looks like a giant golf ball.<p>Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid belt between Mars …

Sci-fi and Jurassic Park have driven research, scientists say

<i>This article was first published on The Conversation.</i><p>The park is open. Two decades on and Jurassic Park has morphed into Jurassic World, the one and only dinosaur theme park. Science has apparently evolved too: the genetically-engineered dinosaurs are to take a secondary role to a new star of the …

Jurassic Park

Global warming hiatus never happened

Studies had suggested that global warming slowed or paused since 1998. More thorough research shows the global warming “hiatus” likely never happened.<p>…

Sciencespeak: Pteroid

I’m going to teach you how to do a pterosaur impression.<p>Stick your arms out to your sides with your palms facing forward. Now, while keeping the rest of your fingers curled in a loose fist, stick out your fourth finger. It’s like you’re giving a New Jersey hello, but with your ring finger instead …