NASA leasing bill morphs into ‘freedom to vote’ legislation

A recent law that was supposed to make it easier for NASA to raise money by leasing underused facilities has gone in the most unexpected direction: expanding voting rights. NASA’s property law has been turned into “Freedom to Vote: The John R. Lewis Act” under the Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives, seeking to … Read more

60 Million Fish Nests in Antarctica Found in Single Largest Breeding Colony to Date

Scientists on an icebreaker in Antarctica were thrilled to spot piles of 60 million nests of ice fish at the bottom of the Weddell Sea. The nursery bonanza – each guarded by spooky-looking parents – is the largest known fish colony. Autun Purser of the Alfred Wegener Institute was on the bridge of a German … Read more