Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica should include young emperor penguins, scientists say

Two juvenile emperor penguins before their first swim in Atka Bay, Antarctica. Both are equipped with an Argos platform that will transmit their locations daily and allow scientists to track their movement in the Southern Ocean during their first year at sea. Credit: Aymeric Houstin/ AWI-CSM-CNRS-FAU-WHOI Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and … Read more

Final week of Artemis 1 preps include Orion closeouts and booster servicing – Spaceflight Now

A member of NASA’s Artemis ground team is seen inside the white room near the Orion spacecraft’s hatch during rollback of the Space Launch System moon rocket to the Vehicle Assembly Building on July 2. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight Now Ground teams at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center will load fuel into the Space Launch … Read more

There are reasons girls don’t study physics, and they don’t include not liking math

Girls and boys achieve similar results in physics. Credit: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock “From my own knowledge of these things, physics is not something that girls tend to fancy. They don’t want to do it … There’s a lot of hard math in there that I think that they would rather not do,” Katharine Birbalsingh, chair … Read more