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Nuclear icebreaker expedition to the North Pole

Nuclear icebreaker expedition to the North Pole (6)

On board a Russian Arktika-class nuclear icebreaker, Sergey Dolya took some incredible photos from the air, in an expedition to the North Pole in the polar night.

By |November 10, 2013|Boats|

Fearless Ice climbers

Fearless Ice climbers

Three fearless climbers, Jen Olson, Jon Walsh and Magda Kosior, went to explore the spectacular ice structures, in the Canadian Rockies.  Image © Caters

By |November 10, 2013|Sports|

Upsala Glacier Retreat

Upsala Glacier Retreat 1

This photograph by an astronaut on the Space Station highlights the snout of the Upsala Glacier (49.88°S, 73.3°W) on the Argentine side of the North Patagonian Icefield. Dark lines of rocky debris (moraine) within the ice give a sense of the slow ice flow from right to left.   Image © NASA/M. Justin Wilkinson

ESA’s CryoVex mission in an Alien world

ESA's CryoVex mission in an Alien world (1)

The major goal of the campaign CryoVex, was to look at how ESA’s CryoSat mission can be used to understand the thickness of sea ice in Antarctica. The scenes look like, explorers are landed with a spacecraft on the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa, or some other icy alien world.   Image © Stefan Hendricks, Alfred Wegner Institute

Now it’s global Cooling!

Now it's global Cooling 1

Now it’s global Cooling! A record return of Arctic ice cap that grows by 60% in a year, with a million more square miles of ocean covered with ice than in 2012.

Amazing Aerial Tour of the Arctic

Amazing Aerial Tour of the Arctic 2

IceBridge, a six-year NASA mission, is the largest airborne survey of Earth’s polar ice ever flown. It will yield an unprecedented three-dimensional view of Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets, ice shelves and sea ice.   Have a look at the amazing aerial tour of the Arctic…

By |August 22, 2013|Aviation|

Icebreaker will travel through the ice sideways

Icebreaker will travel through the ice sideways 1

An icebreaker by Finland’s Arctech Helsinki Shipyard, will travel through the ice sideways, in order for to clear a wider path, for other ships to travel through the ice.

By |August 5, 2013|Boats|

Instant Ice – Freeze water in a second

Instant Ice - Freeze water in a second

In the video discover the secrets of instant ice… in real life. Want to make a glass of water freeze instantly on command? What is this supernatural power and who can use it?    Have a look at the video…

By |June 13, 2013|Physics|

The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

The Bedrock Beneath Antarctica

In this video scientists strip away Antarctic ice to reveal a new, and much more detailed map of the bedrock below. The biggest ice sheet in our planet uncovered and our understanding of what lies beneath, has taken another leap forward.    Check out the video…  

NASA’s Grover debuts on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

NASA's Grover debuts on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

NASA’s Grover new Earth-bound autonomous, solar-operated robot, that carries a ground-penetrating radar to examine the layers of Greenland’s ice sheet.    Image © Lora Koenig / NASA Goddard

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