April 17, 2021

Spying on penguin lovemaking

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Scientists spy on penguin lovemaking with timelapse cameras BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Antarctic researchers are being a bit creepy in the name of science. They’ve been using remote timelapse cameras to keep track of the mating habits of Adélie penguins, which helps to map out their breeding cycles. Cameras take up to 12 pictures […]

A giant crack in Antarctic ice is ‘days or weeks’ from breaking off a Delaware-size iceberg

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By Dave Mosher from Business Insider A giant crack in one of Antarctica’s largest ice shelves is about to break off a Delaware-size block of ice. The crack in the ice shelf, called Larsen C, has forked toward the Southern Ocean and is growing rapidly. Scientists think a glacier behind the ice block could destabilize […]