greenland

craters

NASA Discovers Second Crater Hidden Under Greenland's Ice

Within a matter of months, NASA has discovered the first subglacial craters known to science. They’re both huge and relatively young.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.19
craters

Scientists Discover Hidden Asteroid Crater Under a Mile of Greenland Ice

Research partially funded by Carlsberg beer company found an asteroid impact underneath Greenland’s Hiawatha Glacier.
Becky Ferreira
11.14.18
climate change

Human-Driven Climate Change Is Literally Making Earth ‘Wobble’

As the planet warms, ice loss at the poles—especially in Greenland—is having an effect on polar motion.
Becky Ferreira
9.26.18
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
nuclear vaults

Scientists Worry About a Future Ice Age Crushing Our Nuclear Waste Vaults

The Greenland ice sheet is a useful stand-in for the future.
Kate Lunau
6.30.17
iceberg right ahead

Monster Icebergs Crowding Canada’s Coast Are Likely Harbingers of Climate Change

They're a beautiful sight, and a looming reminder of our changing planet.
Bryson Masse
4.19.17
ocean pollution

Ocean Currents Are Carrying Our Plastic Garbage to the Arctic

Plastic dumped in the oceans is moving poleward.
Lisa Cumming
4.19.17
climate change

NASA Filmed Water Escaping Down Giant Cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet

It's a beautiful but scary sight, as this water will push sea levels higher.
Farnia Fekri
2.17.17
Donald Trump

Scientists Say This Year’s Warming in the Arctic Was ‘Unprecedented’

“We’ve seen a year in 2016 in the Arctic like we’ve never seen before.”
Kate Lunau
12.13.16
Denmark

Greenland Is Very Mad About the Toxic Waste the US Left Buried Under Its Ice

Climate change threatens to melt the ice and expose chemicals and radioactive material.
Kate Lunau
10.14.16
archaeology

This Fossil's Penis Worm Mouth Has Mystified Scientists, Until Now

Paleontologists have finally solved the riddle of this ancient creature's sarlacc mouth.
Sarah Emerson
9.29.16
ANIMALS

This Ancient 'Mass Death' Offers a Glimpse Into Early Tetrapod Life on Land

365 million years ago, this group of teen tetrapods was having a really bad time.
Becky Ferreira
9.7.16
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