According to a National Geographic article, a baby cheetah was born at the San Diego Zoo’s Wild Animal Park with the help of a doctored recording of a recently discovered male call that triggers ovulation.
Volunteers, or citizen scientists, from all over the nation (yes this means you too!) are needed to help gather information and data on climate change. The USA-National Phenology Network will use these observations, like the flowering of plants and when trees fruit, to understand how climate change is effecting seasonal cycles and therefore human life.
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Not scared enough by global recession, terrorism, peanut butter, or nuclear war? Death from the Skies by Philip Plait will give you many new reasons to fear, every time you look up.
Plait covers topics such as asteroid impacts, solar flares, nearby supernovae, gamma ray bursts, black holes, and aliens. He concludes with inevitable scenarios; how the Sun will die, and the cold quiet that will end the Universe.
In one of history's most fascinating coincidences, February 12, 1809 was the birthday of two of history's most extraordinary and influential figures - Abraham Lincoln and Charl