Kate Ramsayer

All Stories by Kate Ramsayer

  1. Archaeology

    Decoding a beverage jar

    Ancient pottery provides hints of the world's oldest known wine.

  2. Physics

    Gaining a swift lift

    The whirlpools of air that allow insects to fly may also help birds.

  3. Tech

    Reach for the Sky

    Private companies are competing to bring tourism to outer space.

  4. Chemistry

    Pencil Thin

    Wispy sheets of carbon could be the next microscale construction material.

  5. Fossils

    Early birds ready to rumble

    A fossil hints that prehistoric baby birds could have fed themselves soon after hatching.

  6. Earth

    Deep drilling at sea

    Drilling holes deep into the seafloor unveils the ocean's past and hints at Earth's future.