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Researchers find life forms beneath Antarctica ice shelf

Researchers have discovered life forms that exist far underneath the ice shelves of the Antarctic. The findings have been published in the journal Frontiers in Marine Science. Experiment in Antarctica hinting at parallel universe to be taken with a grain of salt: Experts “This discovery is one of those fortunate…
bubmag
February 16, 2021
Antarctica

Mystery Lifeforms Found in Hostile Darkness Beneath Antarctica…

A camera being lowered down the borehole. (Dr Huw Griffiths/British Antarctic Survey) The waters below Antarctica are amongst the most inhospitable environments on our planet - or so we thought. It's pitch dark, and temperatures are subzero; yet, when scientists drilled through an Antarctic ice shelf far from light or…
bubmag
February 16, 2021
Antarctica

Scientists discovered strange creatures far beneath Antarctica’s ice shelves

The discovery of an established community consisting of only sessile, probably filter-feeding, organisms. In a first of its kind study, scientists discovered stationary animals attached to a seafloor’s boulder in Antarctica. The animals consisting of only sessile, probably filter feeding, organisms (sponges and other taxa).  Scientists drilled through 900 meters…
bubmag
February 15, 2021
Antarctica

A Lost Wallet Returns From Antarctica, 53 Years Later

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bubmag
February 7, 2021