San Francisco -
The effect of the flutter of a butterfly's wings is certainly stirring up various officials and activists at San Francisco City Hall as efforts are being made at setting a ban on the release of the winged-insects into the air.
The Whale Song Project, presented by Scientific American and by the Citizen Science Alliance within its Zooniverse project suite, is inviting citizen scientists to help study whale communications and document their observations online.
Scientists of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have created what they've metaphorically depicted as a universe of astronomy enthusiasts to relieve them from an overwhelming task - identifying events occuring in the actual universe.
The 2009-10 Project FeederWatch season wrapped up on Friday, April 9. A birder, with a professional background in the arts, I spent the winter watching my feeders, recording my observations as an amateur ornithologist and a Citizen Scientist.