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World’s longest ice bridge in Finland

World’s longest ice bridge in Finland

World’s longest bridge made entirely of ice, will be soon built in Finland by 150 students.

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By |Dec 28, 2015|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , |

Road Surfaces that can de-ice themselves

Icy roars

As winter and the danger of icy roads, approaches, scientists are developing a new surface material that could de-ice itself.

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By |Dec 21, 2015|Categories: Technology news, Vehicles|Tags: , |

Icehotel 2016 opens now in Sweden

Icehotel 2016 in Sweden

The 26th edition of the 55-room Icehotel has opened in the Arctic Circle, in Sweden.

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By |Dec 16, 2015|Categories: Architecture, Modern Art|Tags: , , |

Antarctica is gaining more ice than it’s losing

Antarctica is gaining more ice than it’s losing

No, global warming hasn’t been cancelled, although according to a NASA study, Antarctica is gaining more ice than it’s losing.

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By |Nov 3, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

2015 Antarctic sea ice return toward normalcy

2015 Antarctic sea ice

Antarctica sea ice maximum in 2015. For the past three years, sea ice at maximum set records. In 2015 that didn’t happen. Scientist called it “a return toward normalcy.”

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

Ice House 3D-printed ice shell

Ice House 3D-printed ice shell on Mars

Ice House, a 3D-printed ice shell structure constructed from water on Mars, took last week the first prize in NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge Design Competition.

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By |Oct 5, 2015|Categories: Architecture, Space|Tags: , , , |

SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht

The new 328ft SeaXplorer Expedition superyacht, is the “coolest boat in the world,” can break through polar ice and visit the globe’s most remote destinations.

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By |Oct 2, 2015|Categories: Boats|Tags: , , |

Distant Neutrinos Detected Below Antarctic Ice

IceCube's Antarctic lab in Antarctica

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory near the South Pole, in Antarctica, has begun to detect neutrinos, nearly invisible particles of very high energy.

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By |Sep 1, 2015|Categories: Physics|Tags: , , |

Testing the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration

Developed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration, is under tests at the California Science Center.

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By |Jun 29, 2015|Categories: Space|Tags: , , |

Students to build 50-meter-long Ice bridge

50-meter-long Ice bridge

Students from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), will build a 50-meter-long ice bridge inspired by Leonardo da Vinci, in an attempt to beet the world record.

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By |Apr 30, 2015|Categories: Architecture|Tags: |
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