A science salon hosted by National Geographic. Featuring Nadia Drake, Erika Engelhaupt, Robert Krulwich, Maryn McKenna, Brian Switek, Ed Yong and Carl Zimmer.
The Western Interior Seaway, approximately 75 million years ago. Image from Sampson SD, Loewen MA, Farke AA, Roberts EM, Forster CA, et al. (2010) New Horned Dinosaurs from Utah Provide Evidence for Intracontinental Dinosaur Endemism. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12292. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012292.
A Blog by Brian Switek
Posted Thu, 01/24/2013
WATCH: Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squis…
There's no stopping them: Cockroaches can scamper through tight spaces with the greatest of ease.
by Erika Engelhaupt
Getting in Touch With the Belemnites
Belemnites are often found as bullet-like shells, but rare fossils show what they really looked like in life.
by Brian Switek
No Place Like Home
Need to Punch Some Holes In Mars Rocks? Practice Here.
The rover headed for Mars in 2020 is getting some pretty sweet gadgets, thanks to teams at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.
by Nadia Drake