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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: |

Arctic ice age 1987-2014

Arctic ice age

Decades ago, the majority of the Arctic‘s winter ice pack was made up of thick, perennial ice. Today, very old ice is extremely rare.   Take a look at the video…

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By |Apr 25, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Creatures on the Antarctic seabed

Creature on the Antarctic seabed

Watch the footage from the Ross Ice Shelf area, with creatures on the Antarctic seabed, seen for the first time.   Take a look at the video…

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By |Apr 6, 2015|Categories: Discoveries|Tags: , , |

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 |Mar 17, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

New York surrounded by ice

Aerial image New York surrounded by ice

A rare aerial photo of New York surrounded by ice, floating along the East River and New York bay.

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By |Feb 24, 2015|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , , |

Aurora with Moon on Ice

Ice, Moon with a halo, Jupiter and Aurora

This stunning expansive fisheye view of ice, Moon with a halo, Jupiter and Aurora was captured at Jökulsárlón Beach, southeast Iceland.    Image credit Stéphane Vetter (Nuits sacrées)

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

Frozen Fortress

Ice Castles in Lincoln

Frozen Fortress, the amazing handmade ice structures of Ice Castles in Lincoln, New Hampshire, an impressive video made by filmmakers Michael Sutton and Julian Tryba.   Take a look at the video…

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By |Feb 15, 2015|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , |

Ice Climbing Frozen Niagara Falls

Ice Climbing Niagara, WIll Gadd (3)

Ice climbing frozen Niagara falls, the world’s largest flowing waterfall, by Internationally renowned ice climber and paraglider Will Gadd, from Alberta, Canada.   Watch the video…

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By |Feb 2, 2015|Categories: Sports|Tags: , , |