There have been success in countries with resources to enforce and convict violators within marine protected areas, but many of these areas are in name only – "paper parks."
Post on Mar 16, 2011 by David McGuire
A recent publishing of the investigation of a rare class of meteorite (the CI1 Carbonaceous Chondrite) by Dr. Richard Hoover of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center has caused another stir among scientists and the news media regarding possible origins of life on Earth and life in the Universe in general.
Post on Mar 11, 2011 by Ben Burress
No, this blog post is not about athlete’s foot or toenail fungus or any other infection you might inadvertently catch from the floor of a locker room or the seat of a BART train. It’s about giant underground fungi and their reproductive parts– a.k.a. mushrooms.
Post on Mar 09, 2011 by Jennifer Skene
In mid February, I attended and presented at the inaugural 2011 International Public Science Events Conference (IPSEC) in Washington DC on behalf of the California Academy of Sciences.
Post on Mar 03, 2011 by Cat
On February 14, 2011, NASA encountered the comet Tempel 1 using the recycled Stardust spacecraft. For the first time in history, they visited the same comet twice – affording them the opportunity to observe changes in the icy body.
Post on Feb 25, 2011 by Ben Burress
NASA's Kepler mission announces the results from its first four months of observations: 1235 possible planets around other stars!
Post on Feb 11, 2011 by Ben Burress
Vote on your favorite caption for our Monterey Bay Aquarium photo caption contest!
Post on Jan 06, 2011 by Jenny Oh