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IceCube Photos: Physics Lab Buried Under Antarctic Ice

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Photos reveal the huge laboratory under Antarctica's ice where detectors scan the heavens for ghostly particles called neutrinos. Read More
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Substantial glacier ice loss in Central Asia's largest mountain range

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — Along the Tien Shan, Central Asia's largest mountain range, glaciers have lost 27 percent of their mass and 18 percent of their area during the last 50 years. Glaciers play an important role in the water cycle of Central Asia. Snow and glacier melt from the Tien Shan is essential for the water supply of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and parts of China. Read More
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Stunning 'Fire Rainbow' Formed by Halo of Ice

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A so-called fire rainbow filled the sky with a haze of colors over Charleston, South Carolina, on Sunday (Aug. 16) in a recent photo posted to Twitter by Tiffany B. Jenks. Read More
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Greenhouse gases caused glacial retreat during last Ice Age

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — A recalculation of the dates at which boulders were uncovered by melting glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age has conclusively shown that the glacial retreat was due to rising levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, as opposed to other types of forces. The data helps to confirm predictions of future glacial retreat, and that most of the world's glaciers may disappear in the next f Read More
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Why New York takes biggest slice of asset pie

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http://www.ft.com — The current Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography is mentioned in a Financial Times article based on a paper by Prof Dariusz W√≥jcik and Dr Duncan MacDonald-Korth. 20/08/15 20 Aug 2015 - Read More
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Greenland ice sheet's winds driving tundra soil erosion

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http://www.enn.com — Strong winds blowing off the Greenland Ice Sheet are eroding soil and vegetation in the surrounding tundra, making it less productive for caribou and other grazing animals, carbon storage and nutrient cycling, a Dartmouth College study finds. Read More
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Heat release from stagnant deep sea helped end last Ice Age

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — The build-up and subsequent release of warm, stagnant water from the deep Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas played a role in ending the last Ice Age within the Arctic region, according to new research. Read More
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Greenland ice sheet's winds driving tundra soil erosion, study finds

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — Strong winds blowing off the Greenland Ice Sheet are eroding soil and vegetation in the surrounding tundra, making it less productive for caribou and other grazing animals, carbon storage and nutrient cycling, a study finds. Read More
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