The Ultimate Whale Watching Vessel Isn’t a Boat—It’s a Satellite

Whale watching: you're out there on the water with salt spray in your face and wind in your hair, waiting for a gigantic sea mammal to surface and do something splashy. It seems like a touristy thing to do, but scientists actually track whale populations from that very same vantage point. Sea level's cool and all, but… » 2/13/14 2:20pm 2/13/14 2:20pm