Transcript for Instant Index: Images of Earth Taken from a Smartphone in Space
Our instant index on this monday, lessons in perspective first from far far away. Some people at nasa actually wondered if smart phones could beam back pictures from space. They attached boxes to the rocket that blasted off two weeks ago, and are you ready? Ta-da! There they are. Pictures the phone sent back. Images of our beautiful planet, souvenirs taken at by the way, a fraction of the usual hi-tech cost. And there's another new perspective on the world tonight. Let's call it hungry bear cam. Researchers put collars containing cameras on black and brown bears in alaska. That's the bear's chin at the top of the picture. And mostly we discovered they eat. Yes, here comes a slice of pizza right out of the garbage. They also eat dand lions from your lawn. And look at the dexterity, massive paws reach up to help munch the seeds out of a bird feared. A brief rest and then on to the next bird feeder.
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