Scientists Count 600K Penguins From Space

That's double the number of emperors thought in Antarctica

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 13, 2012 6:25 PM CDT

(Newser) – It's a pretty nifty science story to begin with: Scientists used a new technique to conduct what National Geographic calls the "first-ever penguin census from space." They pored over satellite images of Antarctica with resolution sharp enough to count about 600,000...   Read full story »


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