The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system & rolling gates.
Learn more about this project at http://expansion.pancanal.com
Produced by Stephen M. Wessells. USGS scientists recount their experiences before, during and after the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Loss of their colleague David A. Johnston and 56 others in the eruption cast a pall over one of the most dramatic geologic moments in American history.
Video Credit: U.S. Geological Survey Department of the Interior/USGS
Restaurants serve lobster in rolls, soup, ravioli and even on pizza – and diners are willing to pay a premium for the delicacy. But an INSIDE EDITION investigation has found that you might not always be getting the real deal. INSIDE EDITION visited 28 restaurants around the county scooped out meat from a variety of lobster dishes and sent it off to a lab. It emerged that in 35 percent of the samples, the lab found cheap substitutes instead of lobster.
Selected astronomy discoveries and events presented by outreach astrophysicist Frank Summers. Topics for this month:
— Hubble’s image of Jupiter at Opposition
— Another plume seen on Europa
— Perspectives on Spiral Galaxies in Virgo
Recorded live at the Space Telescope Science Institute on May 2, 2017