Antarctica Mega Canyon Discovered

Antarctica Mega Canyon Discovered

Colonizing far and distant worlds is seen as the frontier of scientific discovery, yet recent findings in Antarctica illustrate how little we still understand about our own world. Hiding underneath a mile of ice, a team of researchers at New Castle University discovered a “mega canyon” buried beneath the confines of West Antarctica. The canyon […]

Pine Island Glacier Melting Linked to El Niño

Pine Island Glacier Melting Linked to El Niño

The melting of Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier has been directly linked by University of Washington researchers to El Niño. The Pine Island Glacier composes around 10 percent of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. For the past 40 years, the floating ice shelf at the tip of the Pine Island Glacier has been thinning and melting, […]

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