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antarctic

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Antarctic research robot accidentally discovers upside-down ice-dwelling anemone

A research robot deployed for its first ever routine test run discovered a new species of anemone growing upside down in the Antarctic ice.

By Jan. 19, 2014

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Antarctic glacier calves 280-square-mile iceberg (pictures)

Shrinking at a rate of 300 feet each year, the Pine Island Glacier alone is responsible for an incredible 7 percent of the world’s recent sea level rise.

6 Images Jul. 11, 2013

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Awesome Antarctic research station can crawl out of the snow

Hydraulic legs and ski feet elevate the new Halley VI Antarctic research station above the ongoing accumulation of snow that has overcome so many other research stations before it.

By Feb. 11, 2013

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Getting warmer and faster: Antarctic glaciers

British research shows glaciers moving faster than ever.

By Jun. 5, 2007

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Zombie moss: Plant revives after 1,500 frozen years

Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Whale-watching from space totally works

Researchers enlist a satellite in the quest to take a count of endangered southern right whales. Eerie pictures result.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Brrr! NASA locates coldest place on Earth

Beating out the previous record of minus 128.6 degrees Fahrenheit, a NASA satellite pinpoints the coldest place on Earth.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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The Week in Pictures: Megapixels and melting glaciers

The 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 sets smartphone cameras free, a human-powered helicoptor flies, and a satellite image gives a new look at the melting Pine Island Glacier. Plus: Robotic humans and spiders.

By Jul. 13, 2013

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First horror film shot entirely in Antarctica

What do the members of the British Antarctic Survey team do in their spare time? Make a horror film, of course.

By Oct. 21, 2012