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Moon Is Shrinking, But Very, Very Slowly
Offbeat  (tags: moon, shrinking, earth, matters, research )

- 1923 days ago -
New research indicates cracks in the moon's crust that have formed as the interior has cooled and shrunk over the last billion years or so. That means the surface has shrunk, too, though not so you'd notice just from gazing at it.
The Incredible Shrinking Sheep
Offbeat  (tags: sheep, shrinking, climate warming, change, unusual )

- 2330 days ago -
Like a wool coat in the rain, sheep are shrinking. But it's not rain that's doing it. Researchers have found that milder winters are causing Scotland's wild Soay sheep to get smaller despite the evolutionary benefits of having a large body.

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