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UK polar research ship to make 2nd voyage to Antarctica

Nov. 15, 2022Updated: Nov. 15, 2022 3:34 p.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 1of12A general view of the British Antarctic Survey Ship Sir David Attenborough from the helicopter deck on the berth in Harwich, England, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Britain's polar research ship, named after…
bubmag
November 15, 2022
Antarctica

Ghost Particles Crashing Into Antarctica Could Change Astronomy Forever

About 47 million light-years from where you're sitting, the center of a black-hole-laden galaxy named NGC 1068 spits out streams of enigmatic particles. They're neutrinos -- otherwise known as the elusive "ghost particles" haunting our universe while leaving little trace of their existence. Immediately after coming into being, bundles of these invisible…
bubmag
November 7, 2022
Antarctica

Russia, China block plans for Antarctic marine protections

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Russia and China have again blocked plans supported by the European Union, the United States and 23 other nations to protect three vast stretches of ocean around Antarctica from most fishing. But conservationists said there were some positives from a two-week international meeting on the…
bubmag
November 5, 2022
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NSF Response to Covid cases at McMurdo station Antarctica

"The U.S. National Science Foundation’s priority is always the health and safety of our communities while ensuring the overall science mission can be achieved.  Following the confirmation of more than 70 positive cases at McMurdo station, NSF is reviewing the existing protocols implemented at the start of the season in September…
bubmag
November 4, 2022