Finally, proof that gators are snacking on sharks – WTSP 10 News

An alligator grabs a shark in an estuary.  (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Jaws of the ocean, meet Jaws of the land. Researchers have found that American alligators like nothing better than to snack on sharks and stingrays and have been found grabbing the fearsome sea creatures as they swim by in estuaries in […]

Scientists Just Found the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon – Gizmodo

Scientists Just Found the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon – Gizmodo

The Marius Hills Skylight, as observed by the Japanese SELENE/Kaguya research team. (Image: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University) For years, scientists have wondered if dark, crater-like features on the lunar surface might be entrances to giant caverns carved long ago by flowing lava. Researchers from Japan and the United States have uncovered new evidence to prove that […]

What the new gravitational waves discovery means for the future of astronomy – Washington Post

In August, for the first time ever, scientists witnessed the electromagnetic lightning and gravitational gusts from the stormy collision of two neutron stars in a distant galaxy. The cosmic cataclysm created a “kilonova” — a phenomenon that had never been seen before — and the observations by both traditional telescopes and gravitational wave detectors heralded a new […]

Alligators found that are hunting and feasting on sharks – Mother Nature Network

Alligators found that are hunting and feasting on sharks – Mother Nature Network

Alligators, occupying estuarine and fresh waters, and sharks, occupying saltier waters, don’t often clash in nature. But for those rare times when they do, it’s worth wondering: which would emerge victorious? Now, scientists finally have a definitive answer: it’s the gators. When the battles between these two apex predators do happen, it’s typically in estuarine […]

Astronomers strike gold, witness massive cosmic collision – Fox News

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, make major discoveries By closely observing two stars in outer space, and watching as the stars crashed into each other, back in August, scientists in the U.S. and Europe say they’ve now been able to unlock multiple secrets. It was a faint signal, but it told of one of […]

See the Moon, Venus and Mars Together Before Dawn Tuesday! – Space.com

A gathering of two bright planets and the slender crescent moon will be the chief celestial attraction in the predawn sky Tuesday (Oct. 17). If you look low toward the eastern horizon about 60 to 75 minutes before sunrise (make sure there aren’t any trees or buildings to obstruct your view), you […]

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