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Massive Antarctic Iceberg Heads for Open Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, discovery, Antarctica, iceberg, glacier, world, environment )

Michael
- 96 days ago - cbc.ca
Scientists are monitoring an iceberg covering about 660 square kilometres and up to half a kilometre thick -- one of the largest now in existence -- that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean.
Volcano Under Antarctic Ice May Erupt, Accelerate Melting
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, Antarctica, melting ice )

Freya
- 255 days ago - nbcnews.com
A newly discovered volcano rumbling beneath nearly a mile of ice in Antarctica will almost certainly erupt at some point in the future, according to a new study. Such an event could accelerate the flow of ice into the sea and push up the already rising...
Life Found Deep Below Antarctic Ice
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, Antarctica, discovery, interesting, Louisiana State University, news, prehistoric life, research, science, study, University of Bristol )

Dan
- 541 days ago - sciencenews.org
A U.S. research team retrieved water from Lake Whillans -- 800 meters below the ice surface -- and discovered living microbes sealed below the Antarctic ice for at least 100,000 years. This is logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Argentine Experts Find Giant Penguin Fossils in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: penguin, giant, ancient, antarctica, fossil, discovery, paleontology )

Johan
- 615 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Argentine experts have discovered the fossils of a two-metre-tall penguin that lived in Antarctica 34 million years ago.
Scientists Reach Freshwater Liquid Lake Deep Beneath Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctica, discovery, environment, interesting, news, prehistoric life, research, Russia, science, study )

Dan
- 717 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Russian researchers believe this lake holds living 20 million-year old prehistoric organisms, as well as clues to the search for extraterrestrial life in our solar system. A major discovery recorded by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Antarctic: Grand Canyon-Sized Rift 'Speeding Ice Melt'
Science & Tech  (tags: antarctica, ice, melt, science research, sea level rise )

Dave
- 734 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Not necessarily more evidence of global warming, but maybe concern about future sea level rise......
Touching the Oldest Water on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, interesting, world, research, science, water, Lake Vostok, environment, Antarctica )

Michael
- 906 days ago - cbc.ca
A Russian drilling expedition in Antarctica is close to breaking through four kilometres of ice to sample the pristine waters of Lake Vostok, which has not seen daylight for millions of years.
Satellite Detects An Ancient 12,000-Year-Old Structure Under Antarctica Ice
Science & Tech  (tags: excavation, USA, Pentagon, Antarctica )

Ria
- 1170 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
According to the European Union Times, disturbing news has been leaking out from the giant continent at the bottom of the world.
Antarctic Icebergs Help the Ocean Take Up Carbon Dioxide
Science & Tech  (tags: Antarctica, climate change, carbon, environment, oceans, research )

Julie
- 1175 days ago - physorg.com
A study of the biological effects of Antarctic icebergs shows that they fertilize the Southern Ocean, enhancing the growth of algae that take up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and then, through marine food chains, transfer carbon into the deep sea.
"The Thing": A 140,000-Year-Old Organism Discovered in Antarctica's Ice-Shrouded Lake Vostok
Science & Tech  (tags: Ancient Organism, Antarctica, environment, science )

Anna
- 1196 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
An ancient living laboratory of our planet's past in Antarctica may have provided a preview of what we can expect to find deep below the barren surface of Mars and in the ice-shrouded seas of Jupiter's Europa. Two of the world's leading experts on life...
Lakes of Antarctica Isolated for Millions of Years Discovered With New, Unknown Viruses
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, investigation, discovery, antarctica, viruses, environment, ancient )

Beatrice
- 1722 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Like a modern, micro version of The Thing, Antarctica's icy lakes have been discovered to house a surprisingly diverse community of viruses, including some that were previously unidentified. The finding could shed light on whether microbial life evolved
Dancing Skies Over Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: research team, skies, study, antarctica, auroraenvironment, discovery, interesting )

Simone
- 1816 days ago - ecoworldly.com
During the winter months on the Antarctic continent not only do we experience 24 hour darkness but we are privileged to see the aurora australis. Here at Halley Station we were looking forward to experiencing many a night gazing at the dancing lights
NASA Global Warming Satellite Lands in Ocean After Failed Launch
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellite, Environmental Research, failure, Antarctica )

Rosemary
- 1981 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
By The Associated Press VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A rocket carrying a NASA global warming satellite splashed into the ocean near Antarctica early Tuesday after a failed launch.
Bits of Ancient Earth Hidden on the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: mars, moon, origin of life, antarctica, meteorites )

Francois
- 2225 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Some scientists believe that at least one meteorite found in Antarctica preserves evidence of ancient life on Mars. Now, work by a team of English scientists reinforces an earlier suggestion that evidence of life on the early Earth might be found on moon
First Subglacial Eruption Found in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, discovery, volcanic eruptions, antarctica, environment )

Simone
- 2381 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The first evidence of a volcanic eruption beneath Antarctica's ice has been discovered by scientists. Some 2,000 years ago, a volcanic eruption blew a large hole through hundreds of kilometers of the West Antarctic ice sheet, spewing debris into the
 

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