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Arctic Sea Ice is Thinnest and Youngest It’s been in 60 Years

Arctic Sea Ice is Thinnest and Youngest It’s been in 60 Years

The younger and thinner sea ice is more vulnerable to the warming ocean and atmosphere....

3 days ago, 3:35pm CDT

Jupiter’s Moon Europa may have Huge Ice Spikes on its Surface

Jupiter’s Moon Europa may have Huge Ice Spikes on its Surface

Distinctive blade-like structures could pose a hazard to a future lander on Europa....

6 days ago, 3:53pm CDT

NASA Launches Advanced Laser Satellite to Measure Earth’s Ice

NASA Launches Advanced Laser Satellite to Measure Earth’s Ice

ICESat-2 will measure the thickness of ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice in an unprecedented manner....

Sep 16 2018, 2:23pm CDT

Ancient Farmers Prevented Another Ice Age According to New Study

Ancient Farmers Prevented Another Ice Age According to New Study

Agriculture by humans fundamentally altered the climate of the Earth....

Sep 10 2018, 12:13am CDT

Astronomers Directly Observe Evidence of Water Ice on Moon for the First Time

Astronomers Directly Observe Evidence of Water Ice on Moon for the First Time

New study says that most of the newfound water ice lies in the shadows of craters near the lunar poles...

Aug 21 2018, 11:54am CDT

Antarctic Ice Loss Rate has Tripled in Last Five Years

Antarctic Ice Loss Rate has Tripled in Last Five Years

The Antarctic Continent is Losing its Ice at Breakneck Speed which is Cause for Worry...

Jun 14 2018, 5:35am CDT

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

The data cloud help improve our understanding of ice clouds and their effect on Earth's climate...

May 19 2018, 3:38pm CDT

NASA will Launch Twin Satellites to Monitor Changes in Earth’s Water and Ice

NASA will Launch Twin Satellites to Monitor Changes in Earth’s Water and Ice

The GRACE-FO spacecraft is having final preparations before its launch later in May...

May 5 2018, 2:01am CDT

Your 500M Drive Leads to Melting of 15 Kg of Glacier Ice

Your 500M Drive Leads to Melting of 15 Kg of Glacier Ice

Every 500 M Driven leads to the Melting of Approximately 15 Kg of Glacier Ice in the next Century...

Mar 20 2018, 8:49am CDT

Scientists Discover New Form of Water Ice Inside Diamonds

Scientists Discover New Form of Water Ice Inside Diamonds

The discovery also suggests that fluid water may exist deep in Earth's mantle...

Mar 11 2018, 11:28am CDT

Antarctic Sea Ice Shrinks to its Second Lowest on Record

Antarctic Sea Ice Shrinks to its Second Lowest on Record

With record high temperatures, Antarctica sea ice covers a small area in winter...

Mar 2 2018, 11:07pm CST

Superionic Water Ice Exists on Uranus and Neptune

Superionic Water Ice Exists on Uranus and Neptune

Superionic Water Exists on Uranus and Neptune Confirms New Study...

Feb 7 2018, 7:02am CST

Massive Comet Set Earth on Fire, Triggered Ice Age 12000 Years Ago

Massive Comet Set Earth on Fire, Triggered Ice Age 12000 Years Ago

New study says that comet impact set the climate into a colder, almost “ice age” state that lasted a thousand years...

Feb 4 2018, 12:13am CST

Doritos Blaze and Mountain Dew Ice Super Bowl 2018 Ad is Off the Hook

Doritos Blaze and Mountain Dew Ice Super Bowl 2018 Ad is Off the Hook

Watch Peter Dinklage and Morgan Freeman in a rap battle....

Feb 3 2018, 12:59pm CST

What Greenland Looks without Ice Sheet

What Greenland Looks without Ice Sheet

New map reveals landscape beneath Greenland's ice sheet...

Dec 16 2017, 2:58am CST

Ice Age Fossils Found Under Los Angeles Subway

Ice Age Fossils Found Under Los Angeles Subway

Paleontologists have Found Fossils from Ice Age Times Beneath the LA Subway System...

Dec 12 2017, 5:35am CST

NASA Tool Predicts Which Cities will Flood as Ice Melts

NASA Tool Predicts Which Cities will Flood as Ice Melts

The tool will help determine how loss of sea ice will impact sea level rise at a specific location...

Nov 17 2017, 2:12pm CST

A massive Heat Source is Melting Antarctica Ice Sheet from Below

A massive Heat Source is Melting Antarctica Ice Sheet from Below

NASA finds a strong evidence for a mantle plume deep below Antarctica's Marie Byrd Land...

Nov 10 2017, 5:36am CST

Eigh-Legged 'Monster' Found in Canada’s Arctic Ice

Eight-Legged 'Monster' Found in Canada’s Arctic Ice

New species of Monstrilloida zooplankton discovered in Arctic sea ice by accident...

Oct 21 2017, 9:41am CDT

Massive Hole has Opened up in Antarctica’s Ice

Massive Hole has Opened up in Antarctica’s Ice

This is the biggest hole or polynya observed in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea since the 1970s...

Oct 13 2017, 2:30pm CDT

Almost 100 Volcanoes Found Lurking Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Sheet

Almost 100 Volcanoes Found Lurking Beneath Antarctica’s Ice Sheet

Researchers suggest that it could be largest volcanic region on Earth...

Aug 18 2017, 5:59am CDT

Antarctic Ice shelf is Beginning to Break Apart

Antarctic Ice shelf is Beginning to Break Apart

A new crack has been detected in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf...

Jul 21 2017, 11:56am CDT

Bright Areas on Moon are Actually Ice, NASA Says

Bright Areas on Moon are Actually Ice, NASA Says

NASA's LRO solves the mystery of bright spots on moon's surface...

Jun 8 2017, 7:22am CDT

China Extracted Natural Gas From Flammable Ice

China Finds New Energy Source by Extracting Natural Gas From Flammable Ice

China has managed to squeeze out some natural gas from icy remains that were flammable....

May 24 2017, 5:01am CDT

A New Crack has Opened in Antarctic Larsen C Ice Shelf

A New Crack has Opened in Antarctic Larsen C Ice Shelf

Latest data shows that Larcen C crack has just sprouted a new branch...

May 3 2017, 12:36am CDT

How Crack on Antarctic Ice Berg has Changed Over the Years

How Crack on Antarctic Ice Shelf has Grown Over the Years

Images from NASA’s Terra satellite show that the crack is spreading rapidly through the Larsen C ice shelf. Now, only 10 miles...

Apr 15 2017, 8:40am CDT

Ice in Ceres' Craters is Linked to Axial Tilt

Ice in Ceres' Craters is Linked to its Axial Tilt

Permanently shadowed regions on the dwarf planet Ceres maintain water ice...

Mar 27 2017, 12:53am CDT

Sea Ice Melt in Arctic Causes Smog in China

Sea Ice Melt in Arctic Causes the Smog in China

The weather is getting topsy turvy. A meltdown of the Arctic sea ice is causing smog in many of China’s cities. Actually global...

Mar 16 2017, 8:21am CDT

Shocking Aerial Footage Shows a Massive Crack on Antarctic Ice Shelf

Shocking Aerial Footage Shows a Massive Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf

The crack will produce an iceberg roughly the size of the state of Delaware if goes all the way across the ice shelf...

Feb 23 2017, 9:11am CST

This New Video Footage Shows a Huge Crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf

This New Video Footage Shows a Huge Crack in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf

The novel observational efforts show that a large ice shelf is about to detach itself from the frozen continent of Antarctica....

Feb 23 2017, 8:02am CST

Antarctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low

Antarctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low

It so happens to be the case that the Antarctic sea ice has been reduced to an all-time low....

Feb 15 2017, 8:09am CST

A Crack in Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf Has Grown 17 Miles in the Last Two Months

A Crack in Antarctica's Larsen Ice Shelf Has Grown 17 Miles in the Last Two Months

A crack that appeared in the icy continent of Antarctica has extended 17 miles further in the last 60 odd days or so. The scien...

Feb 8 2017, 5:55am CST

Ceres May Have Vanishing Ice Volcanoes

Ceres May Have Vanishing Ice Volcanoes

Scientists found that Ceres, the dwarf planet may have invisible ice volcanoes...

Feb 3 2017, 5:42am CST

Antarctic Ice Crack Continues to Grow

Antarctic Ice Crack Continues to Grow

A pretty large faultline in the Antarctic ice shelf increased in length by many miles recently....

Jan 20 2017, 4:27am CST

Spinning Ice Disc Appears in Michigan River

Spinning Ice Disc Appears in Michigan River

The ice disc is slowly rotating and offers a spectacular view...

Jan 14 2017, 5:31am CST

What Happens After Antarctica Loses Larsen C Ice Shelf

It looks like Antarctica will be letting go of a large lump of ice soon. What happens after that is anyone’s wild guess....

Jan 11 2017, 5:57am CST

NASA is Building an Ice House on Mars

NASA is Building an Ice House on Mars

If you ever wondered how people would survive on Mars, it looks like NASA may have figured it out using something that we aren'...

Jan 1 2017, 7:37pm CST

Humans Will One Day Live in These Ice Homes on Mars

Humans Will One Day Live in These Ice Homes on Mars

Mars Utopia Plantia has water as buried ice, just like Lake Superior on Earth, stated researchers from a University of Texas in...

Dec 23 2016, 6:19am CST

Scientists Discover a Colourful World Under the Antarctic Ice

Scientists Discover a Colourful World Under the Antarctic Ice

An ROV camera caught colorful footage of the marine habitat beneath the Antarctic region....

Dec 22 2016, 9:15am CST

Watch the Birth of Atmospheric Ice Clouds Creating Crystals

Watch the Birth of Atmospheric Ice Clouds Creating Crystals

Scientists witnessed an ice cloud through their experiment in the laboratory. They developed Ice cloud crystals and captured t...

Dec 21 2016, 8:29am CST