Latest Wes Patterson Stories

2009-09-16 05:25:00

Scientists have assembled the first global geological map of the Solar System’s largest moon – and in doing so have gathered new evidence into the formation of the large, icy satellite.

2009-01-19 09:55:00

A new study plans to determine just how hazardous an impact the radiation belts have on the Jovian system.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.