Antarctica's Ice Shelves Are Thinning Fast
Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf.
March 27th, 2015
In West Antarctica, some ice shelves could melt away within a century.
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Gorgeous Satellite Image Reveals Galloping Antarctic Glacier
Pine Island Glacier
March 25th, 2015
Pine Island Glacier in West Antarctica flowed about 325 feet (100 meters) between March 3 and March 15, 2015.
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Puzzling Layer of 'Stiff' Rock May Lurk Deep Inside Earth
Earth's Composition
March 24th, 2015
A new layer of stiff rock may unexpectedly exist deep inside Earth, researchers say.
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Deadly Oklahoma Twister Ends Slow Start to Tornado Season
Moore tornado 2015
March 26th, 2015
The oddly calm tornado season owes a debt to the weather patterns responsible for the East's cold, snowy spring and the West's warm, dry drought.
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Snow Melting 16 Days Earlier in Wyoming Mountains
Wind River Range
March 25th, 2015
The spring snowmelt comes more than two weeks earlier than it did in the 1970s in Wyoming's Wind River Range, a new study finds.
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Biggest Asteroid Impact Zone Found Under Australia
asteroid impact rock
March 23rd, 2015
Sometime between 300 million and 600 million years ago, a massive space rock split in two before colliding with the planet.
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Antarctica's Supersized Icebergs Shut Down Currents
Mertz Glacier iceberg
March 26th, 2015
Colossal icebergs careening along the Antarctic coastline can shut down the deep, cold currents that help drive ocean circulation.
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Rediscovered 'Map That Changed the World' Unveiled to Public
William Smith geology map
March 24th, 2015
On the 200th anniversary of the "map that changed the world," The Geological Society of London is celebrating with gusto and honoring William Smith, in addition to unveiling a rediscovered map that they uncovered in their library.
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Huge Underwater Canyon Is Home to Amazing Deep-Sea Creatures
underwater creature Perth Canyon
March 23rd, 2015
A two-week-long seafaring mission off the coast of western Australia has helped illuminate a deep and dark underwater abyss the size of the Grand Canyon.
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