ice age

Mars Used To Look More White Than Red

Posted in Science on 27th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The first concrete evidence that Mars has just exited an extreme ice age, one so intense it would have put Earth's recent frosty foray to shame.

We narrowly missed a new ice age, and now we wont see one for a very long time

Posted in Science on 13th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

An ice age is not going to happen any time soon. Our current breakneck emissions of greenhouse gases have ensured that.

Melting of ice lid caused release of CO2 at the end of the ice age

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

During the last ice age, it was thought that the deepest part of the ocean was made up of very salty, dense water, which was capable of trapping a lot of CO2.

Volcanic event caused ice age during Jurassic Period, new research suggests

Posted in Science on 12th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The team suggest that a volcanic event, preventing the ocean flow, rather than a change in CO2 in the atmosphere, led to an Ice age.

Heat release from stagnant deep sea helped end last Ice Age

Posted in Science on 16th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The build-up and subsequent release of warm, stagnant water from the deep Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas played a role in ending the last Ice Age within the Arctic region.