More than one and a half thousand eggs were abandoned on a terns' nesting island in Southern California after an unmanned aerial vehicle made an emergency landing on it and scared off the local inhabitants.
Researchers from the Institute of Oil and Gas Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences, together with colleagues from the Skoltech Hydrocarbon Production Center, examined the newest gas emission crater with a depth of more than 30 meters on the Yamal Peninsula, which was formed in early summer 2020.
Video and photography using drones until recently was available only to a narrow circle of people. Now almost everyone can take breathtaking shots from a bird's-eye view! We offer you to see together which pictures from drones won the hearts of the jury of the Drone Photo Awards this year.
According to the prediction of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Japan, in 2040 people will have the opportunity to communicate with their pets, and that's not all!
In 2020, archaeologists examined the remains of a wall built long before the Great Wall of China and found that it was erected before the time of Genghis Khan.
A biologist shared a video taken from a drone showing an incredible cluster of sea turtles.
Do you think there are no white spots left on the map of the Earth? As if not so: they were only carefully covered with blue blots of the oceans. It's a shame, but the topography of the Moon has been studied better than most of the surface of our own planet. Mars has been mapped with a resolution of up to six meters, and even the stormy Venus has almost all been explored with 100-meter accuracy. Meanwhile, such maps have been compiled for no more than 5-10% of the ocean floor - mainly coastal shallow waters and individual zones where active geological surveys are carried out.
Sometimes you can observe flocks of hundreds of birds that write mysterious patterns against the sky. The behavior of birds at such moments seems aimless, but at the same time it is amazingly organized. Throughout the history of mankind, this rare and fascinating sight has always attracted attention.
This camera should have been standing somewhere at an intersection and watching the crowd, but its fate was different: in its lens for the second year only starfish, algae and the irregularities of the seabed. It was placed in a sealed case and fixed on a frame lowered from the side by engineers of the Marine Research Center of Moscow State University, and now the device helps to study the Russian seas.
Mysterious geoglyphs located on the Nazca plateau in Peru, in fact, could play the role of a kind of roadside temples intended for the ascension of prayers by travelers. This hypothesis was made by a group of archaeologists who compared their location with a network of ancient roads.