Tag: research

Why is this Antarctic Glacier “Bleeding?” | Antarctic Extremes

Why is this Antarctic Glacier “Bleeding?” | Antarctic Extremes

By Micah Moen 100 Comments February 17, 2020

(eerie electronic music) – [Caitlin] This might be the most shocking feature in all of Antarctica. – [Jill] What do you think of when you see it? – Honestly? I think of the glacier having its period. – [Jill] Okay, yeah. – [Caitlin] Blood Falls. What is this place? Why is there so little ice […]

Florida Ecological Forecasting – NASA DEVELOP Spring 2013 @ Goddard Space Flight Center

Florida Ecological Forecasting – NASA DEVELOP Spring 2013 @ Goddard Space Flight Center

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 12, 2020

>>Brock Blevins: Mangroves are salt water tolerant trees and shrubs that line many tropical and subtropical coastlines around the globe. Mangroves play an important role for coastal communities including providing breeding grounds for marine species and stabilizing shorelines from erosion through their extensive root systems. And it is these root systems that allow mangrove ecosystems […]

Career choice & Worldly happiness

Career choice & Worldly happiness

By Micah Moen 16 Comments February 12, 2020

CAREER CHOICE AND WORLDLY HAPPINESS Padanamaskaram Swamiji! I am Bharath from Amrita School of Engineering. My question is related to Pravrutti. Swamiji, I am going to finish MTech in two months and I have to find a Job. It has always been my desire to work in Aerospace Industry. By your grace I have confidence […]

What’s a bedbug’s bedroom secret? | Natural History Museum

What’s a bedbug’s bedroom secret? | Natural History Museum

By Micah Moen 7 Comments February 11, 2020

Animals mate in all sorts of ways, some more surprising than others When bedbugs mate, they don’t do it in a traditional way. The male’s penis is quite extraordinary. It’s shaped a bit like a dagger and he uses this to pierce through her body. He generally pierces through her abdomen and the sperm is […]

Career choice & Worldly happiness-II

Career choice & Worldly happiness-II

By Micah Moen 12 Comments February 11, 2020

Bharath (Q3): Like me, many youngsters have different kinds of passions. Please tell me what is meant by interest and what is meant by passion. Should there be any restrictions in developing our interests? Swami: An attraction to an item is interest. When the same interest intensifies, it becomes passion. If the fruit of the […]

We All Came From Microbes…

We All Came From Microbes…

By Micah Moen 1 Comment February 11, 2020

How do dinosaur fossils form? | Natural History Museum

How do dinosaur fossils form? | Natural History Museum

By Micah Moen 7 Comments February 9, 2020

Millions of years ago, this dinosaur was going about his normal daily life. But his day went from good to bad. REALLY bad. After he died, other dinosaurs ate him. And the rest of his skin and muscles rotted away, leaving just his bones. These were quickly buried by mud. Over millions of years, more […]

Dr. Thilina Surasinghe | Biological Sciences | Bridgewater State University

Dr. Thilina Surasinghe | Biological Sciences | Bridgewater State University

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 7, 2020

♫♫ My name is Dr. Thilina Surasinghe, associate professor in biological sciences. The courses I teach include biology II, general ecology, conservation biology, approaches to environmental sciences, and comparative cholate biology. So broadly speaking, I’m a conservation biologist and a landscape ecologist. Most of my student research happens in the New England area particularly in […]

Using your science to reveal how much rain fell on the dinosaurs

Using your science to reveal how much rain fell on the dinosaurs

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 7, 2020

Hi I’m Ricky and for my PhD I’m looking at clues left behind in rocks on Earth’s surface today, to try to understand what climate was like 140 million years ago. I’m really passionate about understanding climate change, and how our past can help us to understand the future of our planet. In the UK […]

Kevin Solomon – U.S. Department of Energy Career Awardee

Kevin Solomon – U.S. Department of Energy Career Awardee

By Micah Moen 0 Comment February 5, 2020

– I’m Kevin Solomon. I’m a professor of agriculture and biological engineering here at Purdue, and my lab we study microbes and develop them for industrial processes. My particular domain is about how do we take resources from the farm, how do we convert those into products that people can use. Unlike other disciplines that […]