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Tiny energetic neutrinos that could have come from galaxies spotted in Antarctica

Tiny energetic neutrinos that could have come from galaxies spotted in AntarcticaNews from Nature World Report: Scientists have confirmed the presence of cosmic neutrinos buried deep with Antarctic’s ice sheets. These tiny, energetic particles called neutrinos could have arrived from … Continue reading

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The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.

The melting of Antarctica was already really bad. It just got worse.News from Washington Post: By Chris Mooney March 16 at 12:17 PM A satellite view of Antarctica is seen in this undated NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters on … Continue reading

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US Vessel to Aid Ships Stuck in Antarctica

US Vessel to Aid Ships Stuck in AntarcticaNews from New York Times: Rachel French/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Coast Guard vessel the Polar Star has accepted an Australian request to assist in rescue operations in Antarctica. TAISHAN, China — … Continue reading

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Government to foot $400000 Antarctica bill

Government to foot $ 400000 Antarctica billNews from Sydney Morning Herald: MV Akademik Shokalskiy trapped in the ice at sea off Antarctica. Photo: Andrew Peacock The bill to rescue dozens of tourists, scientists and journalists on the Russian research vessel … Continue reading

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Antarctica sets low temperature record of -135.8 degrees

Antarctica sets low temperature record of -135.8 degreesNews from Fox News: WASHINGTON –  Feeling chilly? Here’s cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for “soul-crushing” cold. Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; … Continue reading

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West Antarctica Warming Faster Than Thought, Study Finds

West Antarctica Warming Faster Than Thought, Study FindsNews from New York Times: New research suggests that West Antarctica has warmed much more than scientists have thought over the last half century, an ominous finding given that the huge ice sheet … Continue reading

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‘Lost World’ of Sea Creatures Discovered Near Antarctica

‘Lost World’ of Sea Creatures Discovered Near AntarcticaNews from Fox News: OXFORD, England –  A “lost world” of sea creatures was discovered near Antarctica, British scientists announced Wednesday. Scientists doing their first exploring of deep-sea vents in the Antarctic said … Continue reading

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