Ashley Yeager's Articles
- New species unearthed in Chile is “an anatomical Frankenstein,” declares one of its discoverers.
- A virus may explains the deaths of millions of starfish along the Pacific Coast of North America. The deaths affect 20 species. Some of the stricken animals appear to melt into puddles of slime.
- Scientists spent more than two decades setting up Philae’s months-long investigation of a comet. What they hope to learn could shed light on Earth’s childhood — and the source of its water. But that’s if problems with Philae’s landing don’t cut the robot’s life span.
- After a more than decade-long ride, a robotic lander has left its spacecraft and floated down onto the surface of a comet. From there it should begin scouting for hints at how our solar system formed.
- Some 500 million years ago, this top predator would have likely netted its meals with long bristly limbs.
- People with dyslexia seem to get a boost from screen time.
- What’s that up in the tree? If you live in the right part of the world, it could be a hungry croc.
- This asteroid is spewing water vapor, a new study reports.
- Our galaxy flutters, but astronomers are perplexed as to why.
- Galaxy's light comes from a time shortly after the Big Bang.