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Neutrinos put cosmic ray theory on ice

(Phys.org) -- A telescope buried beneath the South Pole has failed to find any neutrinos accompanying exploding fireballs in space, undermining a leading theory of how cosmic rays are born.

Apr 20, 2012
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Under-ice habitat important for Antarctic krill

The importance of the under-ice habitat for Antarctic krill was probably under-estimated in the past and emphasise the susceptibility of this ecological key species to changes in the sea ice habitat induced ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Image: Crack discovered in Pine Island Glacier

(PhysOrg.com) -- In mid-October 2011, NASA scientists working in Antarctica discovered a massive crack across the Pine Island Glacier, a major ice stream that drains the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Extending ...

Feb 01, 2012
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