Rachel Garcia

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Ask Anything: What Would People Eat In A Permanent Space Colony?

Once settled on another planet, colonists would likely start with hydroponic farming, using small-stature or dwarf cultivars that can be tightly packed together. It would make the most sense to plant fast-cycle salad crops first, says Jean Hunter, a professor at Cornell who studies food-processing …

Researchers say they've found the biggest dinosaur ever

Three years ago, a family of rural farmers stumbled across an incredible paleontological site on their land in the Patagonia region of Argentina. The family notified nearby Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio (MEF), and now researchers at the site have unearthed what they believe is the largest …

Want to Relive the Excitement of Apollo 10?

Apollo 10 is among the most overlooked missions of NASA's lunar landing program. It wasn’t the first flight to take men to the Moon and it didn't land on the surface. So what was it? Apollo 10 was the dress rehearsal before Apollo 11's successful landing at the Sea of Tranquility. It was the flight …

New to nature No 123: Cyathea moranii

A species of tree fern discovered in Ecuador in 2003 has finally been proved to be distinct from its Costa Rican cousin<p>Perhaps it was marvelling at Zallinger's famous Yale University mural of a Carboniferous landscape as a child that makes me associate tree ferns with an earlier geologic time. It …

'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

<b>A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina is the largest animal ever to walk the Earth, palaeontologists say.</b><p><b>Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.</b><p>Based on its huge thigh bones, it …

Oil searchers discover and record deep-sea graveyard off Angola coast

A team of researchers looking for oil and gas deposits beneath the seafloor off the western coast of southern Africa has found four large …