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Antarctica And Greenland Are Losing Thousands Of Gigatons of Ice — That’s A Lot

Warming oceans are melting the ice around Antarctica, accelerating how much ice flows off the continent. NASA/Jeremy Harbeck hide caption toggle caption NASA/Jeremy Harbeck Warming oceans are melting the ice around Antarctica, accelerating how much ice flows off the continent. NASA/Jeremy Harbeck As the climate has warmed, Antarctica and Greenland have lost enough ice in […]

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Climate Change Undercuts Air Pollution Improvements

Wildfires caused high levels of air pollution in San Francisco in November 2018. Climate change is making wildfires and heat waves more likely, and driving more days of unhealthy air in many U.S. cities. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Risberg/AP Wildfires caused high levels of air pollution in San Francisco in November 2018. […]

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Deep Sea Squid Communicate by Glowing Like E-Readers

A Humboldt squid shows its colors in the lights of a remotely operated vehicle off the coast of California. MBARI hide caption toggle caption MBARI A Humboldt squid shows its colors in the lights of a remotely operated vehicle off the coast of California. MBARI Deep in the Pacific Ocean, six-foot-long Humboldt squid are known […]

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Physicist And Iconoclastic Thinker Freeman Dyson Dies At 96

Freeman Dyson was known for thinking big on topics ranging from extraterrestrials to fundamental physics. New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News via Getty Images Freeman Dyson was known for thinking big on topics ranging from extraterrestrials to fundamental physics. New […]

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Sell Or Stay? Australia’s Fire Zone Experiment

Catastrophic bushfires burned through areas of Australia’s Victoria state on Feb. 7, 2009 — a day commonly referred to as Black Saturday. The fires were the most deadly ever recorded in Australia. Nick Carson hide caption toggle caption Nick Carson Catastrophic bushfires burned through areas of Australia’s Victoria state on Feb. 7, 2009 — a […]

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