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2010-02-08 08:30:00

According to scientists on Sunday, a drought that has been ongoing in the southwestern region of Australia for more than 30 years has been linked to higher snowfall in East Antarctica, a phenomenon that may be tied to global warming.

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2009-06-03 17:25:00

New research by scientists in Britain and China reveals evidence of how the East Antarctic ice sheet initially formed.

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2009-02-24 12:40:00

Scientists said on Tuesday that Antarctica's ice is covering up jagged mountains the size of the Alps, providing new clues about the vast ice sheet that will raise world sea levels if even a fraction of it melts.

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2008-10-15 11:35:00

Researchers are preparing to explore an Antarctic mountain range that has never been seen before.

2008-02-13 09:03:44

A new robotic observatory at the highest point

2008-02-13 03:50:00

A new robotic observatory at the highest point

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2008-02-01 16:25:00

A team of scientists representing six international institutions, including Texas A&M University, has succeeded in reaching the summit of Antarctica – also a monumental achievement for ground-based astronomy -- to establish a new astronomical observatory at Dome Argus on the highest point of the Antarctic Plateau.


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