Posts Tagged ‘antarctica’

Young Penguins, Far from Home

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
penguins, king penguins, antarctica, falkland islands, south georgia, foraging

Where do juvenile king penguins go after leaving the nest?

Neutrinos on Ice!

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
icecube, antarctica, ice, neutrinos, black holes, supernova, cosmic rays, gamma, rays, galaxy, solar system

Scientists see evidence of events outside of our solar system in Antarctic ice.

Fire and Ice

Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Antarctica, marie byrd land, executive committee range, volcanoes, active, magma, ash

What lies beneath thick Antarctic ice? An active volcano!

No Antarctica Reserves

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
Antarctica. Image Credit: BBC Science News & SPL.

Creation of Largest Ocean Sanctuary is Blocked

A Warming Planet

Friday, November 30th, 2012

A new round-up of climate-related stories including trees and drought, melting ice sheets, and fighting ocean acidification.

Antarctic Lake Life

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Think you live in a harsh environment? Think again!

Reaching Lake Vostok

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Russian scientists have drilled into an Antarctic lake, two miles under ice.

Penguin Wave

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Researchers have discovered how emperor penguins stay warm even at 43 degrees below zero.

Thinning Antarctic Glacier

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Scientists, using a robotic submarine, are discovering what’s causing a large glacier to rapidly retreat.

Antarctic Meteorites

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Micrometeorites discovered in Antarctica may hold the key to the formation of our solar system.

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