Foal Moon: Horses ‘kiss’ under stunning rare ‘micro moon’ as photos reveal stunning phenomenon
Nature & Science

Foal Moon: Horses ‘kiss’ under stunning rare ‘micro moon’ as photos reveal stunning phenomenon

A stunning ‘micro moon’ rose over Britain last night in a rare phenomenon that won’t happen again for another 30 years. Wildlife photographer Andrew Fusek Peters captured the moon hanging above a family of foals, with a mother and father kissing and their foal watching, at the Caer Caradoc hill in Long Mynd, Shropshire, at around 7.30pm…

Plankton are more resilient to nutrient stress than previously thought
Marine Ecology

Plankton are more resilient to nutrient stress than previously thought

Global distribution of surface phosphate measured using high sensitivity techniques revealing regional difference in nutrient availability. Credit: Figure is done by Adam Martiny at UC Irvine and made possible with NSF support from their ’10 Big Ideas’ program. An international team of Earth system scientists and oceanographers has created the first high-resolution global map of…