Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels
Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels
Through their attraction to fishing vessels and their ability to fly great distances, the seabirds help uncover the presence of illegal fisheries.
Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels
Image of the Day: Albatross Sentinels

Through their attraction to fishing vessels and their ability to fly great distances, the seabirds help uncover the presence of illegal fisheries.

Through their attraction to fishing vessels and their ability to fly great distances, the seabirds help uncover the presence of illegal fisheries.

satellites
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Antarctic Emperor Penguin Colony Faces Collapse
Jef Akst | Apr 25, 2019
After three years with very few new chicks, the birds are abandoning one of the biggest breeding sites on the continent, satellite images show.
Image of the Day: Wet PlanetImage of the Day: Wet Planet
Image of the Day: Wet Planet
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 28, 2019
An analysis of the scars left by long-gone flows reveals that Mars’s rivers may have run even when scientists thought the planet was drying out.
Definitive Evidence for Water Ice on the Moon: Study
Definitive Evidence for Water Ice on the Moon: Study
Ashley Yeager | Aug 21, 2018
Data from the Indian Space Research Organization’s Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft show frost on the lunar north and south poles.
Report Confirms Widespread Great Barrier Reef Bleaching
Report Confirms Widespread Great Barrier Reef Bleaching
Jef Akst | Apr 11, 2017
Aerial survey results reveal severe coral bleaching across much of the massive reef system.
Image of the Day: Eye in the Sky
Image of the Day: Eye in the Sky
The Scientist Staff | Jan 30, 2017
Scientists use remote sensing data from satellites to map biodiversity in the Amazon and Peruvian Andes forests.
Outbreak Observatory
Outbreak Observatory
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 30, 2015
Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Nov 30, 2013
Tigers Forever, High Moon Over the Amazon, Earth from Space, and Medicine's Michelangelo
Tracking Sewage Spilled by Sandy
Tracking Sewage Spilled by Sandy
Jef Akst | Nov 15, 2012
Researchers at the University of Delaware use satellites to predict the course of raw sewage through the western Atlantic.
Some Like It Cold
Sabrina Richards | Jul 31, 2012
A hint of green leads researchers to an ocean phenomenon that could counteract the effect of climate change on some corals.