Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
In the world of television hunting shows, the hero always gets his deer. Most often we see footage of the mighty stag prancing around near the hunter’s stand like a cow in a pasture.
Why is Antarctic ice growing if the planet is warming? Scientist from Nat'l. Snow & Ice Data Center explains-
Walt Meier, research scientist at the National Snow & Ice Data Center at the U of CO, Boulder, joined Buck Oct. 12 to help explain how it is that ice cover in Antarctica is growing, even as Arctic ice is melting and the planet is warming.
Otters are painting at the Great Lakes Aquarium! Bob chatted recently with Tara Lieberg, otter keeper at the aquarium in Duluth, about how the otters, Zhoosh & Anang, are making art with childrens' finger paints. Their paintings are for sale at the aquarium and online.
In Minnesota, many small towns define their greatness with cartoon monuments. Mythical logger Paul Bunyan looms over a couple of towns. Elsewhere, you can saddle up and ride a leaping walleye.
There are a lot of ways climate change stands to affect Lake Superior. There's the reduction in ice cover, rising lake temperatures, the increase in storminess and declining water levels.