Tag: Giant

Could a Giant Parasol in Outer Space Help Solve the Climate Crisis?

It’s come to this. With Earth at its hottest point in recorded history, and humans doing far from enough to stop its overheating, a small but growing number of astronomers and physicists are proposing a potential fix that could have leaped from the pages of science fiction: The equivalent of a giant beach umbrella, floating […]

Once They Were Pets. Now Giant Goldfish Are Menacing the Great Lakes.

Inside a fishbowl, the goldfish — a species of carp native to East Asia, bred for aesthetic delight and traditionally believed to bring good fortune — is hardly more than home décor. Usually just a few inches long, it is among the easiest of pets to keep. But released into the wild, the seemingly humble […]

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