Antarctica

Secrets of the ‘Blood Falls’ under the microscope

Blood Falls Antarctica

Blood Falls, an outflow of an iron oxide-tainted saltwater in Antarctica, will be examined by a special made probe, to look for ‘extremophiles’.

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By |March 17, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |

Iceberg Flipped Over

Iceberg Flipped Over in Antarctica

Filmmaker and photographer Alex Cornell, during a trip in Antarctica, captured a very unusual sight, an impressive iceberg flipped over!

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By |January 23, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

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.

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By |November 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

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.

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By |November 4, 2014|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , |

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.

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By |October 20, 2014|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: , , |

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.

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By |October 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , |

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

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

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.

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By |September 3, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

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By |June 4, 2014|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , , , , |

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

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By |May 14, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , , , |