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Posts tagged Antarctica

March 6, 2019

 

The Rare Phenomenon Of Blue Ice

In rare circumstances, Antarctic ice can appear blue.

July 23, 2018

 

Microbial Life In Antarctica

Antarctic soils support surprisingly rich microbial communities.

May 16, 2018

 

Cool Question: Why Are Some Glaciers Blue?

Glaciers appear blue due to their density.

April 29, 2016

 

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Think Like a Penguin

Small behavioral differences can create space for peaceful cohabitation.

November 16, 2015

 

Europa's water supply creates plumes of vapor around the planet.

Probing Through the Ice: From Antarctica To Europa

Europa, Jupiter's moon, has water that may support life. The only problem is it's buried under a thick layer of ice.

June 9, 2015

 

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No Laughing Matter

Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas, is reaching dangerously high levels in the atmosphere due to global warming.

May 5, 2015

 

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Hidden Antarctic Ecosystems

Scientists discover thriving ecosystem underneath Antarctica's ice sheet.

February 17, 2015

 

Ozone holes are created by the uncoupling of oxygen bonds caused by CFLs.

Ozone Layer Recovering

We're finally starting to see positive results from environmental efforts to protect the Ozone Layer.

January 19, 2015

 

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The Coldest Spot on Earth, Take 2

Thanks to human ingenuity, things get even more bitterly cold!

January 16, 2015

 

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The Coldest Spot on Earth?

Antarctica takes the cake for coldest place on Earth.

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