Fossils explain how life coped during snowball Earth

Posted in Featured, Science on 16th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The fossils could speak to how life coped in the Cryogenian period, when glaciers held most of Earth in a frozen grip.

Recent Glacial Melt Mostly Caused By Man-Made Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Study Finds

Posted in Science on 16th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists looking at glacier melt since 1851 didn't see a human fingerprint until about the middle of the 20th century.

Scientists discover giant trench under Antarctic Ice

Posted in Featured, Science on 17th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A massive ancient subglacial trough, deeper than the Grand Canyon, has been discovered by a team of UK experts.

ESA's Cryosat mission detects continued West Antarctic ice loss

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

West Antarctica continues to lose ice to the ocean and this loss appears to be accelerating, according to new data from Europe's Cryosat spacecraft.