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NASA Sub Helps Explore Depths Of Antarctica
2013-03-01 21:01:43

NASA is best known for its explorations away from this planet, but the US space agency has a whole other program aimed at investigating the depths of this planet.

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2009-12-16 09:27:00

Researchers learning more about how water beneath glaciers contributes to ice loss.

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2008-09-22 11:45:00

A US rocket scientist sent 90 rubber ducks into the ice of the fastest-moving Greenland glacier, hoping someone finds them if they emerge in Baffin Bay.

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2006-12-12 08:55:00

A moulin is a narrow, tubular shaft in a glacier that provides a pathway for water to travel from the glacier's surface to its bottom.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.