Astronomers: ‘Tilt-a-worlds’ could harbor life

Astronomers: ‘Tilt-a-worlds’ could harbor life

Planets turned from their orbital plane by the influence of companion planets are less likely than fixed-spin planets to freeze over.

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Babies use fairness and race in choosing a playmate

Babies use fairness and race in choosing a playmate

UW psychology researchers show that babies as young as 15 months preferred people with the same ethnicity as themselves.

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Puget Sound’s rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

Puget Sound’s rich waters supplied by deep, turbulent canyon

UW oceanographers found fast-flowing water and intense mixing in a submarine canyon just off the Washington coast.

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Greenland ice cores show success of U.S. Clean Air Act

Greenland ice cores show success of U.S. Clean Air Act

Ice cores show smog-related ratios leveling off in 1970, and suggests these deposits are sensitive to the same chemicals that cause acid rain.

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Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures – and Music of Today

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures – and Music of Today

Music and exhibit openings mark this busy week in the arts.

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