Researchers thought there were large lakes under East Antarctica's Recovery Glacier. Now they can't find them.
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NASA went back and looked at how that weirdly square iceberg formed. What they found surprised them.
However, tension at the isolated research station did erupt in violence, landing one man in the hospital and the other in police custody.
An enormous iceberg about five times the size of Manhattan broke off Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier yesterday (Oct. 29), a mere month after a crack first appeared, satellite imagery shows.
A NASA scientist actually spotted two sharp-cornered icebergs during a recent research flight over Antarctica.
A newly discovered long and craggy rift is splintering across West Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier, satellite images show.
Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, and driest continent. Because so little moisture falls as rain or snow, Antarctica is classified as a desert.
Scientists may finally have an explanation for the mysterious ripples skating high above Antarctica.
An entire year has passed since a Delaware-size iceberg broke away, in dramatic fashion, from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. But it hasn't traveled far.
A solar eclipse is scheduled for Friday the 13th, but most skywatchers will be unlucky without doing a bit of traveling.