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Antarctica is About to Unleash an Iceberg Twice the Size of New York City

An ice shelf in Antarctica is about to give birth to a baby. This baby is a giant, spawned by…

7 months ago

This is What Icebergs Look Like at the End of Their Lives. This One’s 18 Years Old

Nothing lasts forever, especially an iceberg drifting away from its frigid home. This coffin-shaped iceberg was spotted by astronauts on…

11 months ago

The Night Sky Magic of the Atacama

There's nothing an astronomer - whether professional or amateur - loves more than a clear dark night sky away from…

2 years ago

NASA, NOAA Satellites Track Hurricane Irma’s Path

Record-setting Hurricane Irma barreled over the Caribbean islands of St. Martin, St. Barthelemy and Anguilla early Wednesday, destroying buildings with…

2 years ago

German ‘Largest Artificial Sun’ To Generate Climate Friendly Fuel

Synlight, the world's largest artificial Sun, will help German researchers extract hydrogen fuel from water using solar energy.

2 years ago

What is an Ice Age?

Planet Earth has gone through several "ice ages", where dropping temperatures has led to the expansion of ice sheets and…

3 years ago

What Are Fossil Fuels?

Fossil fuels, which are the decomposed remains of organic material, are the predominant source of energy in the modern era.

3 years ago

What is Alternative Energy?

Alternative energy comes in many forms, all of which are being investigated as long-term replacements for fossil fuels, coal, and…

3 years ago