SN Online | Science News

ADVERTISEMENT

MISSION CRITICAL

Support credible science journalism.

Subscribe to Science News today.


SN Online

SN Online

SN Online

By
1:07pm, October 21, 2011

DELETED SCENES BLOG
An orbiting camera catches dust devils whirling at high speeds on the Red Planet. Read “HiRISE clocks hurricane-speed winds on Mars.”

ATOM & COSMOS
Astronomers get a new odometer to measure faraway objects. See “Longer cosmic ruler based on black holes.”

ENVIRONMENT
A warming climate could be making elk more destructive to forests. Read “When snowpack shrinks, elk can binge on aspen.”

Some kinds of pollen can precipitate more than allergies. See “Cloud seeding by trees could alter precipitation, climate.”
This article is available only to subscribing members. Join the Society today or Log in.

Get Science News headlines by e-mail.

More from this issue of Science News

[title_1]
From the Nature Index Paid Content