Tag archives for flying
When turbulence hits, flying birds can’t fasten their seatbelts—so at least one species of eagle tucks its wings to stabilize flight, a new study says.
How does a bird get split into two colors? What happens to a wasp on your windshield? We answer your questions on winged wonders in this week’s column.
Flies on the wing react to threats like fighter jets, banking away in a fraction of the blink of an eye, a new study says.
Scientists have discovered how reptiles can fly: They twist their bodies into an S shape that resembles an alien’s flying saucer from the side.
Gossamer spiders use an electrostatic charge to leap into the air and fly for miles, a new study says.