greenland

Greenland’s Ice Sheet is Similar in Many Ways to the Solar System’s Icy Worlds and Can Teach Us How to Search for Life

Many regions on Earth are temperate, nutrient-rich, stable environments where life seems to thrive effortlessly. But not all of Earth.…

3 months ago

It Turns Out That the World’s Oldest Impact Crater Isn’t an Impact Crater

In early 2012, an international research team surveying parts of southwestern Greenland announced that they had discovered the oldest impact…

10 months ago

There’s A Fire in Greenland… Again. It’s 10 Degrees Hotter Than Normal

As global warming ramps up, expect to see Greenland in the news a lot. That's because its ice sheet is…

3 years ago

NASA Model Shows Greenland’s Ice Sheet Will Disappear Over the Next 1000 Years, Raising Sea Levels by 7 Meters

Great news! Humankind's greatest-ever engineering project is nearing completion. Soon we will have warmed the Earth enough to get rid…

3 years ago

Wow! Epic 4K Timelapse of Aurora Over Iceland and Greenland

Holy Northern Lights, Batman! This new timelapse is just beautiful! Photographer Joe Capra traveled to Greenland and Iceland to shoot…

7 years ago

Scientists Now Suspect More Sea Level Rise from Greenland’s Glaciers

Greenland's glaciers may contribute more to future sea level rise than once thought, despite earlier reports that their steady seaward…

8 years ago

Massive ‘Grand Canyon’ Found Hidden Beneath Greenland’s Ice

There’s a “Chuck Norris fact” that says Chuck once went skydiving but promised never to do it again, saying one…

8 years ago

Meet GROVER the Rover, Set For Greenland Exploration

How fast is Greenland's ice sheet melting in response to climate change, and how is it recovering? A new NASA…

9 years ago

NASA Scientists Soar Over a Mini Ice Cap

It's quite a long way from Mars, but I can't help but be reminded of the Red Planet's ice-covered north…

9 years ago

An Enormous Arctic Spiral

Looking south across the southern tip of Greenland, this satellite image shows an enormous cloud vortex spiraling over the northern…

9 years ago