Antarctica

Antarctica used to be greener, warmer 90 mn years ago!

Antarctica used to be greener, warmer 90 mn years ago!

The scientists, including those from Imperial College London in the UK, discovered forest soil pertaining to a time between 145 and 66 mi...Read More

First ever heatwave in Antarctica

First ever heatwave in Antarctica

Sydney: Even the world's coldest continent is not immune to rising global temperatures, with scientists recording the first-ever heatwave...Read More

Mountaineer Poorna scales peak in Antarctica, eyes another

Mountaineer Poorna scales peak in Antarctica, eyes another

Hyderabad: Malavath Poorna, who has won laurels for scaling Mount Everest thereby becoming the youngest girl in the world to achieve the ...Read More

Chile military plane with 38 on board disappears en route to Antarctica

Chile military plane with 38 on board disappears en route to Antarctica

The plane was carrying 38 people on board - 17 crew members and 21 passengers

Antarctica is in danger…

Antarctica is in danger…

London: Antarctica’s ice sheet has thinned by up to 122 metres in places, with the most rapid changes occurring in West Antarctica where ...Read More

Mars had life, proves a meteorite

Mars had life, proves a meteorite

London: Scientists have discovered evidence of different forms of bacteria embedded within a Martian meteorite, suggesting that life may ...Read More

Indore team set for Antarctica expedition

Indore team set for Antarctica expedition

Five daredevil persons of the city left for an expedition to the Antarctica on Saturday. Flooded with unbeatable zeal, the team which inc...Read More

When the wind blows,  Antarctic’s ice shelf ‘sings’

When the wind blows, Antarctic’s ice shelf ‘sings’

Washington : Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab’s surface to vibrate, producing a ...Read More

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

NASA launching laser satellite to study Earth’s changing ice

Washington: NASA is launching a laser-armed satellite next month that will measure — in unprecedented detail — changes in the heights of ...Read More

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UAE firm to tow giant icebergs from Antarctica for drinking water

Dubai : A UAE firm plans to spend $50 million to tow huge icebergs from the Antarctica to the country’s coastline in an ambitious 12,000-...Read More

World’s largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey

World’s largest iceberg set to disappear after 18-year-long journey

Washington: The largest iceberg ever recorded, that broke away from Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf 18 years ago, could be nearing the end of...Read More

NASA’s new tool predicts which cities will face floods due to global warming

NASA’s new tool predicts which cities will face floods due to global warming

New York: NASA scientists have developed a tool to forecast which cities are vulnerbale to flooding due to melting of ice in a warming cl...Read More

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Earth’s largest volcanic region found in Antarctica

London : The largest volcanic region on Earth — with nearly 100 volcanoes — has been discovered two km below the surface of the vast ice ...Read More

NASA unveils stunning images of massive Antarctic Iceberg

NASA unveils stunning images of massive Antarctic Iceberg

Washington : NASA has released stunning dark images which show the movement of the trillion-tonne iceberg – one of the largest ever recor...Read More

Monster iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Monster iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Paris: A trillion-tonne iceberg, one of the largest ever recorded, has snapped off the West Antarctic ice shelf, scientists who have moni...Read More

India was part of Antarctica billion years ago

India was part of Antarctica billion years ago

Kolkata: Geologists have found evidence supporting the hypothesis that Indian subcontinent was part of Antarctica a billion years ago but...Read More

Why Antarctica isn’t facing global warming threats?

Why Antarctica isn’t facing global warming threats?

Washington DC : Guess why Antarctica is not melting down even after such drastic human-driven climate change. New research finds that oce...Read More

Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising?

Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising?

Washington: Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice o...Read More

Antarctica: Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away

Antarctica: Sea-level rise too big to be pumped away

Washington D.C.: Sea level rise is likely to be a problem too big to handle as a new study suggests that geoengineers will not be able to...Read More

Football field-sized balloon studying solar flares over Antarctica

Football field-sized balloon studying solar flares over Antarctica

New York: Over the clear and calm skies over Antarctica, a large, helium-filled and footballfield-sized scientific balloon has started st...Read More

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