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Ice age to interglacial period: Greatest climate change


July 24th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 24 (IANS) The greatest climate change ever recorded by the world over the last 100,000 years has been the transition from the ice age to the warm interglacial ... Read more...

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China assists Pakistan avalanche victim search


April 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) China is assisting in the search for 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are entombed in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their camp ... Read more...

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Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

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Water found on Jupiter moon


November 17th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) NASA's Galileo spacecraft has found evidence of water beneath the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, researchers said.The data suggest there is significant exchange between Europa's ... Read more...

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Arctic ice shelf might have broken up before


October 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Researchers think a Canadian ice shelf had broken up 1,400 years ago, long before industrialisation impacted the planet.A study of sedimentary material on the bottom of ... Read more...

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Pluto may be warm enough to harbour ocean beneath its ice shell


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): New research has suggested that Pluto may be warm enough to contain an ocean beneath its miles-thick ice shell.And that ocean wouldn't be a mere puddle but ... Read more...

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Underwater robot to explore ice-covered ocean in Antarctica


October 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): An underwater robot is being deployed by researchers at the University of British Columbia to explore ice-covered ocean in Antarctica from October 17 through November 12.Scientists predict that ... Read more...

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Giant Antarctic balloon detects mysterious ultra-high-energy cosmic rays


October 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): The Antarctic Impulsive Transient Antenna (ANITA) that makes use of thick Antarctic ice and a giant balloon has unexpectedly detected mysterious, ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.ANITA is a radio wave ... Read more...

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Global warming may increase volcanic eruptions


September 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A team of geologists is trying to gather data in an attempt to understand how global warming will increase the explosivity of volcanic eruptions.As increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide ... Read more...

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US failed to detect Russian submarines that launched missiles


July 15th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (RIA Novosti) The United States was unable to detect the presence of Russian strategic submarines in the Arctic before they test-launched two ballistic missiles, a Russian intelligence source said ... Read more...

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Microbes found living underground in Antarctica


April 17th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) An uncharted reservoir of briny liquid, buried under an inland Antarctic glacier, supports unusual microbial life in a place where life is unthinkable. After sampling the outflow from below ... Read more...

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Scientists discover microbes that survive without oxygen under Antarctic glacier


April 17th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new research has led to the discovery of unusual microbial life under an inland Antarctic glacier, a place where cold, darkness and lack of oxygen would previously ... Read more...

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Arctic Ocean to lose ice cover in 30 years


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Thanks to the acceleration in global warming, the Arctic Ocean will lose its ice cover in the next 30 years, says a new study, and not in 100 ... Read more...

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Jupiters moon Europa may be dynamic enough to harbor life


December 13th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new research has suggested that Jupiters moon Europa may have a far more dynamic ocean than previously thought, which boosts chances of the Jovian moon harboring ... Read more...

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Scientists discover life beneath extreme environments


November 18th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have described apparently productive ecosystems in two places where life was not known before, under the Antarctic ice sheet, and above concentrated salt lakes beneath the ... Read more...

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Antarctic glaciers may provide clues to past and future sea level


October 29th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists from the U.S., U.K. and Australia have teamed up to explore two of the last uncharted regions of Earth, the Aurora and Wilkes Subglacial Basins, in ... Read more...

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NASA data show Arctic saw fastest sea ice melt in August 2008


September 27th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): NASA data has shown that for a four-week period in August 2008, arctic sea ice melted faster during that period than ever before.Each year at the ... Read more...

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Mother Nature puts brakes on Greenlands ice sheet ocean slide


July 5th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Climatologists have determined that nature has given brakes to the base of Greenlands ice sheet, which was earlier sliding into the oceans because of lubrication by water.According ... Read more...

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British explorers successfully complete 25,000-mile trip from Pole to Pole


May 29th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Two British explorers have become the first people ever to complete a 25,000-mile trip from the North Pole to South Pole, using only natural power like sleds, ... Read more...

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Internal liquid ocean beneath Europas icy crust may host life


May 15th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists have determined that poles on Jupiters moon Europa may have wandered by almost 90 degrees, an extreme shift that suggests the existence of an internal liquid ... Read more...

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North Pole might be free of ice in 2008


April 26th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
London, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the North Pole might be free of ice before the end of this year, turning into a vast expanse of water.According to a ... Read more...

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Melting ice sheets can trigger massive earthquakes


March 15th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has indicated that melting ice sheets can release pent-up energy and trigger massive earthquakes.According to a report in National Geographic News, as a result ... Read more...

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Unprecedented 5 degree heating of part of Arctic Ocean due to global warming


December 13th, 2007 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): A new research has indicated that sea surface temperatures in one section of the Arctic Ocean have risen up to 5 degree Celsius above average, due to the ... Read more...

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