This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: When dead men speak…
Coming Thursday: Roaches: A lot smarter than you thought!
Vast deposits of a strong greenhouse gas are frozen under the ocean. As the ocean warms, this methane is releasing. How much more methane is on the way, and how will it affect climate?
Have you ever wondered what the ocean floor looks like? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) did, too. So they compiled gobs of data and maps generated by ships and satellites to create this amazing animation. On your tour of the dynamic ocean floor, you’ll soar over undersea mountain ranges, deep rifts, shifting plates, [...]
The sea floor reveals another surprise: White chimneys with a biology and geochemistry all their own. Could these chimneys tell us something about the beginning of life?n.