Study suggests surprising reason killer whales go through menopause

Only three known species go through menopause: killer whales, short-finned pilot whales, and humans. Two years ago, scientists suggested whales do this to focus their attention on the survival of their families rather than on birthing more offspring. But now this same team reports there’s another—and darker—reason: Older females enter…

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First video in history to capture the Moon orbiting Earth

When NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew past Earth in October of this year, it’s captured an incredible moment that no one ever captured, Moon orbiting Earth.  According to Scott Bolton (NASA’s Juno principal investigator) ” if Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise said, ‘Take us home, Scotty,’ this is what the crew would see.” It’s truly…

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