An astounding set of images that shows Antarctica snow turning blood red is going viral. The said pictures are taken near a former British research station.
Antarctica, on average, is the coldest, driest, and windiest continent, and has the highest average elevation of all the continents. Most of Antarctica is a polar desert, with annual precipitation of 200 mm (7.9 in) along the coast and far less inland
It would not be correct to say ice melt has not taken place before in Antarctica, NASA said. Satellite images, often partially obscured by clouds, show periodic melt since it was first visible in Landsat imagery in January 1973.
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Developed by the scientists of the BedMachine project, the latest topographical map of Antarctica is believed to reveal the mountains, valleys, and canyons hidden under Antarctica's ice with high precision.
The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows that sea levels rose up to three metres per century, largely driven by ice loss in the Antarctic ice sheet.
Satellite images show large cracks across Antartica’s Brunt Ice Shelf that could lead to a 660-square-mile iceberg calved, or broken off, from the shelf, according to a NASA news release.
The X-Calibur instrument, launched by Washington University in the US from the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, is carried aloft on a helium balloon intended to reach an altitude of 130,000 feet.
Louis Rudd’s expedition blog on Thursday showed that the 49-year-old has only has about 50 miles (80 kilometers) left on the journey across the continent and is expected to finish Saturday.
In a study released Wednesday, June 13, 2018, an international team of ice experts said the melting of Antarctica is accelerating at an alarming rate, with about 3 trillion tons of ice disappearing since 1992.
The scientists uncovered fossil fragments of 13 long deceased trees dating from the end of the Permian Period, some 260 million years ago.
The newly-discovered volcanoes range in height from 100 to 3,850 m with the highest volcano as tall as Switzerland’s Eiger mountain which is 3,970 meter high.
When found, the cake was wrapped in paper and encased in rusted tin box
A team of geologists researching on the evolution of the Earth’s crust have found evidence to support the hypothesis that the Indian subcontinent was part of Antarctica a billion years ago but were separated and
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New Delhi: An inquiry has been ordered by the government into the shutdown of ISRO activities at the Indian Research Station in Antarctica allegedly due to lack of fuel at the remote site and clashes
New Delhi: An inquiry has been ordered by the government into the shutdown of Isro activities at Indian Research Station in Antarctica allegedly due to lack of fuel at the remote site and clashes between
New Delhi: There are many doctors across the world who have big achievements to their credit. But this Russian doctor performed a self surgery while on expedition in 1961. Meet this surgeon Leonid Rogozov who
Wellington, New Zealand, Jan 24: A small plane carrying three Canadians disappeared while flying over an Antarctic mountain range, and bad weather Thursday was hampering a search.The flight was going from a station near the