Oceans became saline hundreds of millions of years ago as rainfall mixed with sodium from the Earth's crust.
The song says that Bonnie lies over the ocean, but it also says that she lies over the sea. Based on these lyrics, where is Bonnie?
Can the Mississippi River change direction?
Why do fish have fins? Does water temperature affect fish temperament? And why have scientists sent a robot to live with the fish?
Chloroplasts should not be able to work once they are removed from algal cells because those cells contain proteins that control their operation.
Most people know about the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, but did you know there have been about twenty-three mass extinctions since life began on earth?
When whale carcasses fall to the sea floor, they become food for a vast and complex array of ocean creatures, a community called a whale fall.
No matter when you go to the beach, the waves are rolling in. The ocean doesn’t seem to take a break. What’s causing that? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What is the highest point on earth, highest meaning the farthest away from the earth’s center? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Where did snakes lose their limbs? Find out on this Moment of Science.