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Antarctic iceberg crack develops fork

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant berg has suddenly forked.

Saturn moon may be 'able to support life'

Posted in Science on 15th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

Saturn's ice-crusted moon Enceladus may now be the single best place to go to look for life beyond Earth.

Astronauts could live inside ice domes on Mars

Posted in Science on 7th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The astronauts who will someday go to Mars will be bombarded by radiation from space.

Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away

Posted in Science on 6th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

An iceberg expected to be one of the 10 largest ever recorded is ready to break away from Antarctica, scientists say.

Arctic heatwave this winter could break records

Posted in Science on 24th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave.