Feb 28, 2012

New Ultradense Planet Found; Astronomers Baffled


An artist's impression of a so-called hot Jupiter, akin to CoRoT-20b.

Lynx Picture – Animal Photo - National Geographic Photo of the Day


A Canadian lynx is seen in the Ogilvie Mountains (Yukon Territory, Canada) last winter. I followed fresh wolf tracks, north of Tombstone, before I found this lynx enjoying the sunset. I spent three hours with the feline, watching him resting, stretching, and hunting snowshoe hares in the snow.

Giraffe Picture – Animal Wallpaper - National Geographic Photo of the Day


Giraffes are pictured at dawn in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve.

Feb 25, 2012