Polar ice

Scientists discover living bacteria in polar ice for the first time

Scientists discover living bacteria in polar ice for the first time

The research also shows that humans may be having an even greater impact on levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth's atmosphere than accepted evidence from climate history studies of ice cores suggests.

Dec 21, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Operation IceBridge – NASA's aerial survey of polar ice expands its Arctic reach for first time

Operation IceBridge – NASA's aerial survey of polar ice expands its Arctic reach for first time

For the first time, NASA says the mission in its ninth year is expanding its reach to explore the Arctic’s Eurasian Basin through two research flights based out of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the northern Atlantic Ocean.

Mar 13, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

Rising sea levels real threat to NASA launch sites

Rising sea levels along the US coastlines have threatened NASA's launch sites and facilities -- including Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- of being submersed under the water in near future.

Sep 06, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Polar ice melt ``accelerating rapidly, raising sea level``

The study suggests that ice sheets have become "the dominant contributor to global sea level rise.

Mar 12, 2011, 18:38 PM IST