Kelsey Taylor

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The Apollo Lunar Lander (And How We Screwed It Up)

Experience an aurora borealis in your browser with this stunning panorama

On March 17th a beautiful light show appeared in the skies above Östersund, Sweden — and now you can experience it for yourself. Photographer Göran Strand captured more than 2,400 images of the aurora borealis that night with a Nikon D3s to create a time lapse that covers around four hours of the …

Pitting a Remote Controlled Nikon Against a Curious Pride of Lions

A few days ago it was a <i>National Geographic</i> robot camera rig vs. a tiger, today we swap out the tigers for a pride of lions and the Nat Geo rig for …

Photo Series Captures the Stunning Beauty of Siamese Fighting Fish

A few years ago, Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich started selling his work through microstock sites, and so he went in search of …

Spit-up Night at the Improv

I make a fishy face, I wriggle to silly baby songs, and I do my best Donald Duck impression. Harrison is now 11 weeks old, and he’s started doing an open-mouthed silent laugh that melts my heart. That’s why I do everything I can to elicit these baby-chuckles -- and why I started to look into the …

University of London

Rate Of Coastal Wetlands Loss Has Sped Up, U.S. Study Says

The U.S. lost an average of 80,000 acres of coastal wetlands from 2004 to 2009, according to the latest data published by federal agencies. More than 70 percent of the estimated loss came in the Gulf of Mexico; nationwide, most of the loss was blamed on development that incurred on freshwater …

What A Penguin Looks Like On A Heat Map

And how they stay so cozy in the cold<p>As if their home in Antarctica weren’t cold enough, emperor penguins allow their exteriors to drop at least 7°F below their surroundings. The change helps the penguins stay warm, a recent paper showed. When the outer layer of feathers radiates heat to the sky, …

A Map Of Winds All Over The World

See high-speed winds and cyclones over the sea.<p>Aeolus, is that you? This is a map of winds on Earth, created from a mathematical model made by NASA. Scientists ran a complete simulation using the model, representing the movement of winds and other atmospheric phenomena on Earth from May 2005 to May …

Space Travel

The Dark Side of the Moon explained in ten seconds

FYI: Could A Virgin Birth Ever Happen?

If you’re a mammal, no. But if you're not...<p>Virgin birth, known to scientists as parthenogenesis, appears to be rather common in the animal kingdom. Many insects and other invertebrates are capable of switching between sexual and clonal reproduction. Among the vertebrates, virgin births have been …

Biology