Astronomical image of Alpha Capricorni

Ole Rømer and the Speed of Light

September marks two significant dates in the early history of astronomy and physics—the birthday of Danish astronomer Ole Rømer ...
A neon blue outline of the human brain

Nobel Prize Awarded for Research Related to “Internal GPS”

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three scientists whose work focused on the brain's "internal GPS."
„John Franklin-Expedition- 1845-  public domain

Lost Franklin Expedition Ship Found by Canadian Scientists

In 2014, a Canadian team announced they had found the shipwrecks of John Franklin's lost 1845 expedition.
Underwater scene of rocks and reefs with light streaming in from the top of the ocean

Under The Sea

In the coastal waters of New Zealand, ambient reef noise has been shown to be louder in the summers.
raw oysters on the half shell

Oysters Provide Scientific Food For Thought

Reading oysters for 17th century Jamestown history
A lone aequorea victoria, a bioluminescent jellyfish, in the ocean.

Happy Birthday, Osamu Shimomura!

August 27th marked the birthday of Osamu Shimomura, the organic chemist who discovered green fluorescent protein in 1962. ...