JULIANNE CHIAET is a science journalist and editor. She is an editor at Healthcasts and a freelance science writer for The Guardian Labs .
They may not be as well known as humpback whales, but humpback dolphins nonetheless have their fans.
After local fishermen in Indonesia’s Karimunjawa National Park unintentionally caught a four-meter-long, juvenile whale shark they became quite concerned.
The Chelyabinsk meteor entered the atmosphere over Russia on February 15, 2013. It exploded with a half a megaton of energy, generating a shock wave that blew down walls and injured over 1,000 people.
As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere creep upward, researchers looking to forecast climate change face a problem—we are now in unexplored territory.
The short answer: yes, but you have to be strategic about it