The iceberg’s accomplice: Did the moon sink the Titanic?
(PhysOrg.com) -- The sinking of the ocean liner Titanic 100 years ago is perhaps the most famous--and most studied--disaster of the 20th century. Countless books and movies have examined in great detail the ...
Iceberg breaks in Antarctica not where expected
(AP) -- With the dramatic crash of an iceberg against a glacier that dislodged a massive new chunk of ice, the mysterious continent of Antarctica once again did the unexpected.
Huge Antarctic iceberg foils centenary plans
An iceberg nearly 100 kilometres (60 miles) long was Wednesday preventing tourist ships from reaching Antarctica to mark the centenary of Australian explorer Douglas Mawson's epic polar voyage.
Giant iceberg spotted south of Australia
A monster iceberg nearly twice the size of Hong Kong island has been spotted drifting towards Australia in what scientists Wednesday called a once-in-a-century event.
Canadian Arctic nearly loses entire ice shelf
Two ice shelves that existed before Canada was settled by Europeans diminished significantly this summer, one nearly disappearing altogether, Canadian scientists say in new research.
Antarctic icebergs play a previously unknown role in global carbon cycle, climate
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a finding that has global implications for climate research, scientists have discovered that when icebergs cool and dilute the seas through which they pass for days, they also raise chlorophyll ...
Climate change affects marine animals on Antarctica's seabed
A rapid increase in the frequency of icebergs pounding the shallow seafloor around the West Antarctic Peninsula as a result of shrinking winter sea ice has caused the life expectancy of a tiny ...
Two huge icebergs let loose off Antarctica's coast
(AP) -- An iceberg about the size of Luxembourg that struck a glacier off Antarctica and dislodged another massive block of ice could lower the levels of oxygen in the world's oceans, Australian and French ...
Giant Antarctic iceberg heads towards N.Zealand: experts
A giant iceberg twice the length of Beijing's "Bird's Nest" Stadium has been spotted floating off Australia and could be headed for New Zealand, scientists said on Thursday.
Scientists watch birth of huge Antarctic iceberg
A new iceberg is forming in western Antarctica, and it's a big one.
Earth from Space: Icebreaker event
(PhysOrg.com) -- This animation, made up of eight Envisat radar images, shows the 97-km long B-9B iceberg (right) ramming into the Mertz Glacier Tongue in Eastern Antarctica in early February. The collision ...
Icebergs break away from Antarctic iceshelf
(PhysOrg.com) -- Satellite images show that icebergs have begun to calve from the northern front of the Wilkins Ice Shelf - indicating that the huge shelf has become unstable. This follows the collapse three ...
Icebergs once drifted to Florida, new climate model suggests
Using a first-of-its-kind, high-resolution numerical model to describe ocean circulation during the last ice age about 21,000 year ago, oceanographer Alan Condron of the University of Massachusetts Amherst ...
Antarctic icebergs help the ocean take up carbon dioxide
The first comprehensive study of the biological effects of Antarctic icebergs shows that they fertilize the Southern Ocean, enhancing the growth of algae that take up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and ...