Drunken Elk Stuck in a Tree

Most of our stories at GeeksAreSexy concentrate on technology, but we also touch on science. And today we have a tale that involves biology, chemistry and physics. The biology involves a Swedish elk. That’s an animal that, while known as an elk in Europe, is called a moose in North America. The animal’s species name […]

A Tale of Two Moons


Last month, planetary science suggested a new explanation of the dramatic asymmetry of our Moon’s two sides; one, “our” side, is flat and low, while the other (the “dark side”) is a mountainous terrain. The dichotomy could arise, researchers say, from a collision between our moon and a smaller companion. As a smaller body, had […]