Stacey Buchanan

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4 Sky Events This Week: Seven Sisters and a Stellar Sandwich

Changing Planet<p>This photo shows the Hyades open star cluster anchored by the bright orange Aldebaran, the eye of the bull in the Taurus constellation. Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI<p><b>A final glimpse of the seventh planet from the sun comes this week, and the moon takes sky-watchers on a celestial tour</b> …

Pictures: How a Python Can Swallow a Crocodile

Snakes regularly eat items 75 to 100 percent their size.<p>In an epic battle in northern Queensland, Australia, a 10-foot olive python got the best of a Johnson's crocodile, and a lucky passerby snapped photos.<p>We talked to Terry Phillip, curator of reptiles at Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, South …

Heli-Skiing 101

I’ve been snowboarding for 17 years, but am a complete novice when it comes to skiing—just above the beginner’s ski school lesson of forming a “pizza wedge” to slow down, and straightening out to “French fries” to accelerate.<p>Unfortunately for me, my snowboard boots were in baggage limbo along with …

Great Read: Roma Rhapsody

Under a starless night sky, the musicians are gathering. For the past six hours, they’ve been playing at a party in this small Gypsy, or Roma, village in the Moldavia region of Romania. But now, with solemn expressions on their sweaty faces, the 12 men have one more, important task to fulfill: to …

Antarctic Research Bases Spew Toxic Wastes Into Environment

The people trying hardest to protect Antarctica are polluting it.<p>Antarctica is one of the most pristine environments on Earth, but it’s wrestling with a pollution problem. And the very people who are working hardest to protect the continent are responsible.<p>Across Antarctica, wastewater from dozens …

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