luni, 2 martie 2009

The Daily Galaxy: Discovery of Ancient Mountain Range in Antarctica May Alter Climate Change Predictions

An international team of experts have mapped a huge, incredibly old location, mentioned in the notes of a Russian explorer from half a century ago, buried under hundreds of meters of ice. In an amazing break with tradition this process did not result in the unleashing of ancient horrors, a self-destruct sequence, alien invasion or anyone shooting at Indiana Jones. They've examined the entire Gamburtsev mountain range, 700 meters tall and buried under a kilometer of Antarctica. Full story:

* National Geographic (November 19, 2008) - Dark Matter Proof Found Over Antarctica? - High-energy electrons captured over Antarctica could reveal the presence of a nearby but MYSTERIOUS ASTROPHYSICAL OBJECT that's bombarding Earth with cosmic rays, researchers say:
* LiveScience: Antarctic Meltdown Would Flood Washington, D.C.: