Why the Fastest Place on Earth Is Disappearing

From PBS Terra. The Bonneville Salt Flats are perfect for speed. Every year, cars and motorcycles break land speed records on the flat expanse of the Bonneville Salt Flats. It’s been a tradition for more than a century, and racers have built a thriving community around the salt races. But how did these salt flats…

What Are Wild Coyotes Doing in the Big City?

From PBS Terra. Chicago is the third-largest city in the U.S., and one of the country’s most diverse. There’s a secret subculture here that’s growing larger by the year but lurks out of sight in shadow — coyotes! More than 4,000 of these canines prowl the streets of Chicago; you’ll even find them stalking amongst…

We Tested Our COVID Immunity Every Month. Here’s What We Learned. | Out of Our Elements

From PBS Terra. Will antibodies be the heroes of the COVID pandemic? Check out @PBS Vitals: https://youtu.be/xus08qnUxPE Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/c/pbsterra?sub… PBS Member Stations rely on viewers like you. To support your local station, go to: http://to.pbs.org/DonateTerra. Whether referring to immunity developed after exposure to the coronavirus or after vaccination, “antibody” has become a buzzword in the…

How Did a Plane Find the First Molecule in the Universe? | Out of Our Elements

From PBS Terra. How did the molecules that make our world—and us—come to be? Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/c/pbsterra?sub… ↓ More info below ↓ PBS Member Stations rely on viewers like you. To support your local station, go to: http://to.pbs.org/DonateTerra. To understand the dawn of chemistry, scientists can’t use test tubes and flasks: they need an atmospheric observatory,…