The recent birth of one of Earth's largest icebergs is caught from space. Continue reading →
NASA's Operation IceBridge is officially underway in Antarctica and researchers completed the mission's first science flight earlier this week.
After lingering in its birthing bay for nearly six months, an Antarctic iceberg the size of Singapore is finally heading out to sea.
Tiny puffs of air from 1.5 million years ago may be locked inside bubbles in the ice nearly two miles beneath Antarctica's surface. Continue reading →
Strange forests with some features of today's tropical trees once grew in Antarctica.
Russia again objects to a plan to protect Antarctic waters. Continue reading →
In a few weeks, NASA's Operation IceBridge will take to the skies for its first mission in Antarctica monitoring ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice.
The casualty list from the government shutdown earlier this month continues to grow for U.S. Antarctic science.
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