Any science textbook on vision tell us we can not see infrared light. As X-rays or radio waves, infrared waves are outside the spectrum visible to the human eye. However, researchers have found that under certain conditions the retina itself may after all perceive infrared light.
Due to climate change, the sea levels have been on the rise and the waves have been pounding away fiercely at a cost that is very near to the Kennedy Space Center located in Florida. This rise has been threatening the future operations as well as launch pads of the center according to scientists who revealed the information to us on Friday.
A ship that was lost underwater for 60 or so years has been discovered once again in the oceans of the Hawaiian island by the name of Oahu. The shipwreck was first discovered last year by a small vehicle that was submersible underwater.
It has taken twelve years of calculations, simulations, construction and testing to get to the launch of the second version of Solar Impulse, the only aircraft prepared to travel around the world with solar energy.
After a 44 year mission that saw it sailing almost 1.4 million miles – and crossing the equator 43 times - the R/V Knorr, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s venerable research ship, has been retired with full honors.
In a statement issued to his staff Chief Executive Officer Michael Lynton said that security advisors of Sony Pictures Entertainment believe the cyberattack was designed by an organized group.
When the Tissint meteorite landed on Earth in July of 2011, the piece of the Red Planet has been rumored to hold secrets of the proof of ancient life on Mars.
Every year, thousands of Kemp’s ridley sea turtles make their way up the Eastern seaboard this summer, but not all of them made it back as the cold weather came. The Florida Aquarium had to take in 10 turtle victims of what is known as “cold stunning”, a hypothermic reaction to prolonged cold water temperatures and its often fatal.
The Adirondack State Park in upstate New York has a raft of legal protections to keep the mountainous forests wild and free – yet climate change could harm the Adirondacks just as easily as it could anywhere else.
A lone gray wolf that has been roaming Arizona for the past few months, just north of the Grand Canyon, has just been confirmed to being a long way from his home, which is in the northern Rockies. The confirmation was made with a DNA test. The wolf is protected under the Endangered Species Act and it is the first known gray wolf to visit Arizona in 70 years or so.