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News Archive / Tagged: Antarctica

  • Hidden Greenland canyons mean more sea level rise

    NASAMay 20th, 2014

    Scientists at NASA and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have found that canyons under Greenland’s ocean-feeding glaciers are deeper and longer than previously thought, increasing the amount of Greenland’s estimated contribution to future sea level rise. said Mathieu Morlighem, a UCI associate project scientist who is lead author of the new research paper. The […]

  • NASA scientists find evidence of water in meteorite, reviving debate over life on Mars

    NASAFebruary 28th, 2014

    A team of scientists at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has found evidence of past water movement throughout a Martian meteorite, reviving debate in the scientific community over life on Mars.

  • NASA begins first Antarctic airborne campaign from McMurdo Station

    Press ReleaseNovember 20th, 2013

    NASA’s Operation IceBridge has begun its 2013 Antarctic field campaign with the arrival of the agency’s aircraft and scientists at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station in Antarctica.

  • GOCE mission ends in a fiery blaze

    David DarlingNovember 12th, 2013

    GOCE is no more, The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer plunged into the Earth’s atmosphere early on Monday, November 11, on an anticipated but uncontrolled re-entry.

  • Chelyabinsk, “Meteor-wrongs,” adventures, and more with Meteorite Man Geoff Notkin

    SpaceFlight InsiderNovember 10th, 2013

    Geoff Notkin is a world-renowned meteorite expert. For three years, he hosted the critically acclaimed Discovery Channel show “The Meteorite Men.” He has hunted space rocks in places all over the world, including Chile, Sweden, Poland, and Australia. He recently began hosting a new TV show called STEM journals, which just started its second season. […]