Thomas H. Kunz

Apr. 18, 2008

Bat Die-Off Mystery

Bat experts are struggling to explain what's causing a massive die-off in hibernating bats across parts of the Northeast.

bats, ecology, ecosystem, fungus, white nose syndrome, white-nose syndrome

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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