Great Lakes

SciTech Now Episode 224

In this episode, we learn why beluga whales are a reflection of the health of a watershed; author and scientist Ainissa Ramirez discusses how bubbles might help NASA catch comets; we explore the importance of studying the physiological changes that occur in traders during financial bubbles and crises; and a collaborative workspace reveals how it serves […]

Belugas act as metric for environmental health

The waters of the Great Lakes Basin face many environmental threats, the greatest of which is pollution from chemical production, agricultural runoff, and industrial development. The health of the Great Lakes can be measured in many ways. One of the most unusual and telling is by observing the small isolated population of beluga whales living […]

What lies beneath the Great Lakes?

A team of researchers in Michigan has discovered a site older than the pyramids. But it’s not buried beneath the earth. It’s submerged in a hundred feet of water.