Articles by

Nikk Ogasa

Dinosaur-killing asteroid may have made Earth’s largest ripple marks

The asteroid impact that slew the dinosaurs may have also indirectly sculpted the largest ripple marks ever...

How intricate Venus’s-flower-baskets manipulate the flow of seawater

A Venus’s-flower-basket isn’t all show. This stunning deep-sea sponge can also alter the flow of seawater in...

How Romanesco cauliflower forms its spiraling fractals

The swirling green cones that make up the head of Romanesco cauliflower also form a fractal pattern...

Fossilized dung from a dinosaur ancestor yields a new beetle species

In a fossilized chunk of ancient reptilian poo, scientists have uncovered complete specimens of a new beetle...

For some dinosaurs, the Arctic may have been a great place to raise a family

Dinosaurs didn’t just summer in the high Arctic; they may have lived there year-round, new fossil evidence...

A satellite’s view of a deadly 2019 eruption could improve volcano monitoring

On December 9, 2019, a cloud of steam and volcanic gases blasted out of New Zealand’s Whakaari,...

As ‘phantom rivers’ roar, birds and bats change their hunting habits

For two summers in a rugged corner of Idaho’s Pioneer Mountains, the roar of rushing whitewater filled...