Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords

Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned ...

Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

(AP)—From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth.

Melting glaciers have big carbon impact, study shows

As the Earth warms and glaciers all over the world begin to melt, researchers and public policy experts have focused largely on how all of that extra water will contribute to sea level rise.

Landmark discovery in gold nanorod instability

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology have discovered an instability in gold nanoparticles that is critical for their application in future technology.

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