Danish sea urchin fossil reveals ancient drama

Image copyright TV Ost Image caption It’s believed the sea urchin survived a snack attack by an aquatic lizard An amateur archaeologist has discovered a rare 66-million-year-old sea urchin on a beach in Denmark. Peter Bennicke stumbled across the ancient creature while on a fossil hunt at white cliffs of Stevns Klint on the Island…

Falcon 9 rocket guides itself to sea.

Because the rocket could not be sure of a stable landing, it guided itself away from the targeted touchdown zone on land and instead touched down on water just offshore. The rocket showed off its skills by hovering over the water before it toppled over. Source link

Nepal eyes world record with Dead Sea of plastic bags

Dozens of volunteers have made a map of the Dead Sea out of 100,000 used plastic bags collected in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. They hope to break the world record for the largest sculpture of plastic bags and raise awareness of the harm plastic waste is doing to the world’s oceans. Source link

Ukraine-Russia sea clash: Merkel rules out military solution

Image copyright action press/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Angela Merkel said only “sensible dialogue” would solve the crisis German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stressed there is “no military solution”, after Ukraine’s leader urged Nato to send ships to the Sea of Azov. Petro Poroshenko’s request came following a naval confrontation with Russia in waters off Crimea. On…

Ukraine-Russia sea clash: Poroshenko urges Nato to send ships

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ukrainian forces have been mobilised in the port of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Nato to send ships to the Sea of Azov following a naval confrontation with Russia off Crimea. He told Germany’s Bild newspaper he hoped the ships could be…

Putin Plays Down Sea Clash with Ukraine as ‘Border Incident’

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin on Wednesday dismissed the maritime clash between Russia and Ukraine as a criminal incident rather than the opening of a new front in the long-running conflict between the two countries, while a Russian court on the disputed Crimean peninsula sent a second group of captured Ukrainian sailors to jail….