Sunday, November 12, 2017

Antarctica Updates - Mysterious Heat Source Melting Antarctica & Prehistoric Forests Reveal Life Before Dinosaurs

Prehistoric Antarctica forest fossils offer scientists ‘glimpse of life before the extinction’

Here are a few of the Antarctica headlines in the news as of the past 7 days......

Something scorching hot is melting Antarctica from below, and NASA thinks they know what it is

Antarctica is a weird place. Scientists have long studied the behavior of its massive ice sheets and the land underneath them in the hopes of understanding the unique geological quirks of the ...
BGR News|4 days ago

There's a Huge Plume of Magma Bulging Against Antarctica

A white continent extends below you, and it's smothered in enough frozen water to drown every coastline in the world in a 216-foot (66 meters) wave if it were to melt. Usually, magma nears the surface only at the edges of tectonic plates.