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February 8, 2019: One guide says the icebergs floating in the glacier's meltwater lake are skyscraper-size.
February 7, 2019: Is Greenland's Petermann Glacier due for another big break?
February 7, 2019: The cavity found underneath the Thwaites Glacier is said to be the size of Florida. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Global Warming, Antarctica, Climate Change, and Glacier
February 7, 2019: A massive hole two-thirds the size of Manhattan is growing at the bottom of an Antarctic glacier and has NASA scientists disturbed about the potential for rapid melting and decay. 
February 6, 2019: Disintegration of rapidly melting Thwaites ice mass could threaten coastal communities worldwideScientists have discovered a giant cavity at the bottom of a disintegrating glacier in Antarctica, sparking concerns that the ice sheet is melting more rapidly than expected.Researchers working as part of a Nasa-led study...
February 5, 2019: Scientists warn a Thwaites Glacier collapse could cause a dangerous rise in sea levels and threaten coastal cities.
February 3, 2019: Scientists discovered an underwater cavity with an area about two-thirds of Manhattan in the Thwaites Glacier. They say it’s a direct impact of climate change.
February 3, 2019: Whether they're in your teeth or in an Antarctic glacier, cavities are a bad sign. The Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica has developed a cavity roughly two-thirds the size of Manhattan and about 1,000 feet tall, according to a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory study published Thursday. This empty space has the negati...
February 1, 2019: The cavity, which is two-thirds as big as Manhattan, could have contained 14 billion tons of ice.
January 31, 2019: Scientists in a NASA-led study recently discovered a massive hole, about two-thirds the size of Manhattan, in an Antarctic glacier. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Wednesday announced in a statement that the hole, which is almost...
January 31, 2019: Until around three years ago, the cavity contained an estimated 14 billion tons of ice.
January 31, 2019: A large hole under an Antarctic glacier is a sign of rapid decay that could lead to dramatic sea level rise, a study says.
January 31, 2019: There's a giant void hiding under the Antarctic ice, and it's growing larger and more menacing by the day, a new study using satellite data finds.
January 31, 2019: It is growing at an explosive rate that surprised researchers, NASA says
January 31, 2019: A new study led by NASA has found a giant cavity in the underside of the huge Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica.
January 30, 2019: A researcher's work has led him to believe Baffin Island is at its warmest in 115,000 years.
January 25, 2019: Four are dead after a mid-air collision between a helicopter and tourist plane in Italy.
January 21, 2019: The Glacier Express has unveiled its new Excellence Class
January 16, 2019: It has been estimated that there could be anywhere between 2.2 million and 3.8 million species of fungi on Earth.
December 14, 2018: WIRED's January cover story is taking readers to Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier. The race to understand Antarctica's most terrifying glacier looks at the science being used to understand the giant glacier and hopefully slow it's collapse. Jon Gertner is the author of that article, as well as the book The
November 28, 2018: At its re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas, Amazon’s AWS today announced a new storage service that is meant for deep archival data that is only needed very infrequently but can’t be deleted. That makes Glacier Deep Archive an extension to the existing AWS Glacier service, but at a far lower pric...
November 19, 2018: Yosemite National Park plans to shut Tioga Road and Glacier Point Road ahead of a series of winter storms forecast for the region through Thanksgiving weekend. If you’re planning to visit, know that the roads are set to close to traffic starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, reopening as conditions allow,...
November 17, 2018: It is the first impact crater discovered under one of Earth’s ice sheets, according to the scientists who found it.
November 17, 2018: This huge mosaic on the Aletsch Glacier was made from 125,000 drawings, to highlight climate change.
November 16, 2018: A team of international researchers has verified the discovery of the first meteorite impact crater ever found deep beneath the Greenland ice sheet.