Iceberg

NASA reveals images of newly created iceberg fragmenting into new pieces

NASA reveals images of newly created iceberg fragmenting into new pieces

The ice in the Arctic and Antarctic regions has long since been under scientists' radar and has been losing ice at a rapid pace.

Dec 31, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Huge iceberg breaks off from Antarctic's Pine Island Glacier

Huge iceberg breaks off from Antarctic's Pine Island Glacier

The single glacier alone contains 1.7 feet of potential global sea level rise and is thought to be in a process of unstable, ongoing retreat.

Sep 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

Antarctica iceberg twice the size of London adrift at sea

The iceberg is expected to pass through the British territories of South Georgia and South Sandwich Island in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

Sep 18, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Trillion tonne Antarctic iceberg has lost more pieces post separation – NASA unveils incredible images!

Trillion tonne Antarctic iceberg has lost more pieces post separation – NASA unveils incredible images!

NASA's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) on Landsat 8 satellite captured a new snap of the 5,800 square kilometre iceberg that split off from the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf on July 10-12.

Jul 30, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Trillion tonne iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is drifting out to sea; new cracks spotted!

Trillion tonne iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is drifting out to sea; new cracks spotted!

The iceberg, dubbed A68, is already shifting shape along with the remaining Larsen C ice shelf itself.

Jul 21, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

Trillion tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica shelf

The iceberg weighs a staggering trillion tonnes and has an area of 5,800 sq km.

Jul 13, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
150,000 Antarctica penguins die after giant iceberg traps colony

150,000 Antarctica penguins die after giant iceberg traps colony

The huge iceberg dubbed 'B09B' measuring about 100 square kilometres (38.6 square miles), became trapped in Commonwealth Bay in East Antarctica in December 2010. 

Feb 15, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

150,000 Antarctica penguins die after iceberg grounding: Study

The B09B iceberg, measuring some 100 sq kms, grounded in Commonwealth Bay in East Antarctica in December 2010, researchers from Australia and New Zealand said.

Feb 14, 2016, 23:03 PM IST

Titanic iceberg' photo may fetch 15k pounds at auction

A grainy black-and-white photograph believed to be that of the infamous iceberg that sunk the luxury liner Titanic in 1912 is expected to fetch up to 15,000 pounds when it goes under the hammer in UK.

Oct 18, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Backward-moving glacier key to glacial earthquakes

Backward-moving glacier key to glacial earthquakes

 When an iceberg breaks off into the ocean, the glacier moves rapidly backward and downward, causing the characteristic glacial earthquakes, says a new research.

Jun 28, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Titanic sank due to gigantic icebergs: Study

A new study has blamed gigantic icebergs for the sinking of the luxury liner Titanic, which sank in the ice cold Atlantic waters in 1912.

Aug 19, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

Iceberg larger that island of Guam drifts away from Antarctic glacier

Scientists have observed an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam, which is slowly moving away from an Antarctic glacier.

Apr 24, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

New research contradicts conventional theories on Titanic disaster

A new research has raised doubts on previous findings which suggested that the Titanic sank as it set off on its maiden voyage in a year which had an exceptional number of icebergs caused by lunar or solar effects.

Apr 11, 2014, 17:42 PM IST

Mercedes driver duel has hidden depths

The rivalry between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain last weekend but what Formula One fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

Apr 10, 2014, 22:01 PM IST

Iceberg the size of Manhattan breaks away from Antarctic glacier

An iceberg the size of Manhattan has broken off a glacier in Antarctica and could survive long enough to drift into international shipping lanes, scientists said Thursday.

Nov 15, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

Underwater melt behind 90% of Antarctica`s ice loss

A new study suggests that more ice leaves Antarctica by melting from the underside of submerged ice shelves than it was earlier believed, which accounts for as much as 90 percent of ice loss in some areas.

Sep 16, 2013, 13:20 PM IST

Ice melt from icebergs to have massive impact on sea level rise

Stretches of ice on the coasts of Antarctica and Greenland are at risk of rapidly cracking apart and falling into the ocean, which could worsen sea level rise, according to new findings.

Jul 23, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Over 200,000 Titanic records go online

More than 200,000 Titanic records including a number of wills and coroner inquest files have now gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the luxury cruise liner.

Apr 09, 2012, 18:57 PM IST

Original pic of the iceberg that sunk Titanic discovered

An original photograph of the gigantic
iceberg that sunk the Titanic nearly 100 years back has been
discovered.

Apr 02, 2012, 22:46 PM IST

Poor quality rivets sank Titanic

Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic`s hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study says.

Apr 02, 2012, 14:17 PM IST