Aligning polar satellites will enable the first ever reliable maps of Antarctic sea-ice thickness.
July 7, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: earth-science antarctic nasa arctic space-exploration oceans european-space-agency earth-observation
The football-like fossil has puzzled scientists since it was found in Antarctica almost a decade ago.
June 17, 2020 • ~2 min
Tags: antarctic dinosaurs fossils reptiles
The ice shelves surrounding the Antarctic coastline retreated at speeds of up to 50 metres per day at the end of the last Ice Age, far more rapid than the satellite-derived retreat rates observed today, new research has found.
May 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: climate-change polar-science antarctic-ice-sheet antarctic ocean
Fighting boredom with banjos and Russian grammar – tips from polar explorers for surviving months of isolation
A strong mind was key to surviving the monotony faced by Antarctic explorers enduring the isolation of long, remote winters.
March 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: antarctic antarctica isolation ernest-shackleton south-pole boredom explorers
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