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Giant mountains found on Pluto are believed to be volcanoes that spewed out ice and other volatiles, new research presented on Monday shows.
Scientists analyzing the spectacular high-resolution data streaming back from NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered something curious about a crater on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
Scientists have created a surface that takes three hours to frost under conditions that would normally create frost almost immediately.
While there have always been good and bad years for polar bears, scientists expect that there will be more bad years as the Arctic warms.
The rapid melting of polar ice has sent activity in the inhospitable region into overdrive as nations eye newly viable gas, deposits and shipping routes.
As the climate warms more microscopic pathogens could thaw and come back to life.
A thin layer of bright green slime at the bottom of an Antarctic lake is giving scientists a glimpse at life on Earth 2.4 billion years ago.
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