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Ocean Art contest winners highlight the amazing spectacle of the Big Blue

Now in its 7th year, the Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition offers up an extraordinary collection of underwater imagery spanning everything from abstract art photography to amazing ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming

Public Release: 19-Jan-2019 New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST) IMAGE: An international team of researchers, ...

1 hours ago from Watts Up With That?

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Learning to live in Antarctica

Tagging study reveals Emperor penguins’ first encounters with sea ice. Nick Carne reports.

18 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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We've dug up tiny animals from beneath a frozen Antarctic lake

The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Newscientist

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We've seen methane rain gleaming on the icy plains of Titan

Images from the Cassini spacecraft have revealed the rainy season near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan - and it's pretty weird

Thu 17 Jan 19 from Newscientist

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Australia swelters in record temperatures with warmest ever night

Noona in New South Wales recorded Australia's warmest ever night with temperatures remaining above 35.9°C on 17 January

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Newscientist

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Earth's Tilt May Exacerbate a Melting Antarctic

As sea ice melts, Antarctica may get more sensitive to astronomical cycles.

17 hours ago from SPACE.com

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Quakes a reminder of the reach of partial government shutdown

If the partial shutdown of the U.S. government, doesn't have you quaking, maybe it should.

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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Global change could also affect hake fisheries in Tierra del Fuego

A scientific study published in the journal Global Change Biology suggests snoek (Thyrsites atun) can recolonize the marine area of the Beagle Channel and South-Western Atlantic waters, an area ...

Fri 18 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers using data-driven approach to make earthquakes less damaging

The 1994 Northridge earthquake was one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. Fifty-seven people died, more than 8,700 were injured, and property damages amounted to billions of ...

Thu 17 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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