Eye spy a foam

ESA-- Another fluid experiment joins long running research on foam stability on the International Space Station. The Foam-Coarsening experiment, developed by Airbus for ESA, is scheduled to be activated this month in the Fluid Science…

What seabirds can tell us about the tide

When the UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) set out to tag razorbills, their aim was to track their behaviour and movements along the coast of North Wales. The tag data revealed…

Landslides triggered by human activity on the rise

[caption id="attachment_15853" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Photograph panorama looking over the devastation of the Kedarnath landslide, June 2013, Uttarakhand state, India. Credit: Vaibhav Kaul, University of Sheffield[/caption] More than 50,000 people were killed by landslides around the…

Investigating Earth’s earliest life

In the second grade, Kelsey Moore became acquainted with geologic time. Her teachers instructed the class to unroll a giant strip of felt down a long hallway in the school. Most of the felt was…