Antarctica

Glaciers and Mountains in West Antarctica

Western Antarctica

This beautiful view of Glaciers and mountains in the evening sun, are seen on an Operation IceBridge research flight, returning from West Antarctica on Oct. 29, 2014.

By |November 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

A new robotic penguin spy

robotic penguin spy

Scientists come up with new way to spy on penguins with cute chick rover. A new robotic penguin spy.

By |November 4, 2014|Categories: Animals

ICE Full Fat 26FS Antarctica trike

ICE Full Fat 26FS

The ICE Full Fat, the Antarctica trike, is a radical new trike with real off-road credentials. Rock, mud, snow, rooty trails, this bike is built to tackle it all.

By |October 20, 2014|Categories: Vehicles

Antarctica’s Ice Loss is affecting Earth’s Gravity

Antarctica's Ice Loss

Antarctica‘s ice loss is significant enough to affect Earth’s gravity. The gravity loss is very little but indicates big changes in ice coverage.

By |October 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery

Ozone Layer

Ozone Layer over Antarctica on track to recovery, thanks to concerted international action against ozone! A success story that should encourage action on climate.     Image © NASA/Ozone Hole Watch

By |September 12, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena, Technology news

Antarctica as never before

Antarctica by RADARSAT-2 satellite

The above image of Antarctica is a composition of of 3,150 satellite very high resolution pictures, will help scientists to know what our shrinking southern continent looks like.

By |September 3, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Antarctopia- the Antarctic Pavilion

The Antarctic Pavilion

Antarctopia, Antarctica‘s first pavilion for Venice Biennial 2014, by Zaha Hadid and Leading Architects Design.    Image credit Alexy Kozyr.

By |June 4, 2014|Categories: Architecture

West Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapse is unstoppable

West Antarctic Ice Sheet Collapse

According to new studies the melting of the West Antarctic ice sheet is unstoppable, it is occurring faster than predicted and has ‘passed the point of no return.’    Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica.  Image © NASA

By |May 14, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Iceberg 10 Times the Size of Manhattan Breaks Free

Iceberg

A 20-mile (33 kilometer) by 12 mile (20 kilometer) iceberg, which broke off from the Pine Island glacier in Antarctica, may pose a threat to modern ships.

By |April 26, 2014|Categories: Aquatic

Scientists discover new Ozone-damaging Chemicals

Scientists discover new Ozone-damaging Chemicals

New ozone-destroying chemicals found in atmosphere. Scientists warn that “mysterious compounds undermining recovery of ozone hole over Antarctica.”   Image © NASA animation by Robert Simmon.

By |March 11, 2014|Categories: Green Energy, Physics