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Real ‘Ice Wives’ and Husbands of Antarctica: Friends With Benefits Keep the South Pole Steamy – Motherboard


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Real 'Ice Wives' and Husbands of Antarctica: Friends With Benefits Keep the South Pole Steamy
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Allow me to state two obvious things: Antarctica is very cold. Antarctica is also very remote. It is so hard to get there that workers and scientists are often stationed in Antarctica for months, and research stations have very spotty internet

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Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica – Motherboard


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Data From a Dead Satellite Reveals Lost Continents Under Antarctica
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Scientists have detected long-lost continents hidden under Antarctica's ice sheets using data from a satellite that has been dead for five years. The new research, published in Scientific Reports, sheds light on the murky geological history of

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Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica’s Blood Falls – Motherboard


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Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica's Blood Falls
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Blood Falls is an aptly named feature in Antarctica. The 100-foot stream of water running down the side of a glacier is a deep, rich, blood red. Though we've known for decades what causes the red color, it took more than 100 years for scientists to

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A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica – Motherboard


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A Giant, Mysterious Hole Has Opened Up in Antarctica
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A hole as large as Lake Superior or the state of Maine has opened up in Antarctica, and scientists aren't sure why it's there. The gigantic, mysterious hole "is quite remarkable," atmospheric physicist Kent Moore, a professor at the University of
This Massive Hole In Antarctica Is The Size Of Maine & Scientists Are BaffledBustle
Scientists can't explain why a giant hole the size of Maine just opened up in AntarcticaThe Week Magazine

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An Alien-Hunting Submarine Is Being Tested in Antarctica – Motherboard


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An Alien-Hunting Submarine Is Being Tested in Antarctica
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… pioneering the technology that they hope will one day be used to explore Europa's ocean. In 2015, ARTEMIS was given its first field test off the coast of Antarctica and the results of these test runs were presented at NASA's astrobiology conference

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Antarctica Was Once the Balmy Home of Six-Foot Penguins – Motherboard


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Antarctica Was Once the Balmy Home of Six-Foot Penguins
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Seymour Island is one of the earliest places people found fossils, and it's the frozen island that just keeps on giving. This week brought a new study, in the journal Geobio revealing that once upon a time, the island at the tip of the Antarctic
Meet the Mega PenguinNature World News
'Giant penguins the size of people used to stalk the earth 37 million years ago'Metro

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Remember the Government Shutdown? It’s Still Screwing Over Scientists in … – Motherboard (blog)

Remember the Government Shutdown? It's Still Screwing Over Scientists in
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But on the other side of the Earth, in Antarctica, the government shutdown is a nightmare that won't end. The 17-day gap in federal funding—which coincided with the start of the five-month summer research season—threw the entire US Antarctica program

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Scientists in Antarctica Found Life in a Subglacial Lakebed – Motherboard (blog)

Scientists in Antarctica Found Life in a Subglacial Lakebed
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Antarctica is not an easy place to live under the best of conditions. But scientists with the British Antarctic Survey have discovered evidence that life can thrive even in the most harsh environments of this already unforgiving continent. The BAS

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