Science in a Minute 030620 Solar Activity Suspected of Interfering with Whales Navigational Abilities

March 06, 2020 02:59 PM
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Science in a Minute 030620 Solar Activity Suspected of Interfering with Whales Navigational Abilities
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Biologists from North Carolina and an astronomer from Chicago collaborated on a new study that suggests disturbances to Earth’s magnetic field by solar storms may be disrupting navigational abilities of migrating whales, which cause the giant creatures to become stranded or “beached” on land.