Bill Adkins

Apr. 16, 2010

Restructuring Space Flight

This week, President Obama rolled out details of how changing budgets and changing priorities will affect NASA. We'll talk about the future of the agency, including plans for a larger role for private business in space flight.

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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