Archive for January 18th, 2017:

Venus wave may be Solar System’s biggest

Image copyright Planet-C Image caption The feature is generated as Venus’ lower atmosphere flows over mountainous topography A giant wave in the atmosphere of Venus may be the biggest of its kind in the Solar System. The feature, observed by a Japanese spacecraft, is thought to be generated in a broadly similar way to the

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Trump team moving away from supporters on climate science

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump’s cabinet nominees appear to accept far more climate science than his grassroots supporters Donald Trump and his cabinet accept far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists. UK researchers say Mr Trump’s team acknowledge key concepts such as the

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Concerns over first snow and common leopards found in same area

Media captionAlready endangered, the snow leopard may face further pressure The first ever recorded video footage showing snow leopards and common leopards sharing the same habitat on the Tibetan plateau has caused concern among conservationists. They are worried about the future of the snow leopard’s habitat if common leopards begin to live at higher elevations

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