Drone catches Arecibo Observatory’s last moments

The exact moment of Arecibo Observatory’s final collapse — when the cables supporting its instrument platform broke — was caught on video by a drone doing a routine inspection flyby, according to a new video released by the observatory Thursday (Dec. 3).  The footage, taken just before 8 a.m. local time in Puerto Rico on […]

Genomic data ‘catches corals in the act’ of speciation and adaptation

A) Porites lobata (yellow massive morphology) shown next to Porites compressa (blue-grey branching morphology) side by sidein the same habitat; (B) example of variation in bleaching susceptibility of P. compressa in Kāne’ohe Bay. Credit: Forsman, et al. (2020) A new study led by the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa’s Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) […]