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Lazarus ice

Every school child knows that ice melts in the summer and freezes in the winter. But it turns out that the process isn't that simple in the Arctic, where one type of sea ice structure, called an ice ridge, can actually get ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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When, where and how is ice formed in northern streams?

Ice formation is important in northern streams with long winters as it affects plants and animals in various ways. But knowledge on variations in ice formation processes has been inadequate. Former doctoral student, Lovisa ...

dateSep 29, 2016 in Ecology
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How do we colonize Mercury?

Humanity has long dreamed of establishing itself on other worlds, even before we started going into space. We've talked about colonizing the Moon, Mars, and even establishing ourselves on exoplanets in distant star systems. ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Stellar outburst brings water snowline into view

A violent outburst by the young star V883 Orionis has given astronomers their first view of a water "snowline" in a protoplanetary disk - the transition point around the star where the temperature and pressure are low enough ...

dateJul 13, 2016 in Astronomy
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