Now Cleared for Landing at Airports: Bees
Urban beekeepers need green space, and many airports have plenty of it — fields that legally cannot be built on. Chicago’s O’Hare now has the largest airport apiary project in the world.
It happened one day that I was at work and on #cap-im irc and somehow me and @disco-pinecone ended up talking about whether statistics kink could be a thing. And she, being an amazing awesome person, went and wrote it! Two parts of it!
It’s all about the mathby @antigrav-vector gen, 525 words. Tony and JARVIS have a conversation; Tony designs, JARVIS handles the logistics. The non-smutty one, with Tony & Jarvis & all the cool science!
Scientists Chirp Excitedly for LIGO, Gravitational Waves and Einstein
Before a big physics announcement, scientists took to social media to share their best imitations of two black holes colliding.
Only Three Wolves Left on an Island Full of Prey
SINDYA N. BHANOO
A male, a female and a sickly 9-month-old pup remain in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan, where wolves have been studied for nearly 60 years.
New Research Quantifies the Oceans’ Plastic Problem
New computer modeling suggests that 5.25 trillion plastic particles weighing nearly 269,000 tons are currently floating in the world’s oceans.
Covering Mars Opened a New World
JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
In 1965, John Noble Wilford made the cover of Time with his article about the photographs that the U.S. spacecraft Mariner 4 had taken of the planet.
Does This Species Belong Here?
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Many common animals, plants and insects are not native to the environments in which they are now found. Take this quiz and learn more about the living things that surround you.
Scientists Sample the Ocean and Find Tiny Additions to the Tree of Life
Researchers studied plankton from around the globe and uncovered vast genetic diversity and clues to how warming temperatures may affect ocean life.