• Space watch tracks the demise of the Antarctic giant iceberg

    2017-2021 Icebergs die as soon as they are born. Waves break at its edges, air melts it from above and water melts it from below. Scientists recently chronicled the pain of such death for one of the world’s largest known icebergs In July 2017, iceberg a-68 broke from Larsen C ice shelf on the east coast of the Antarctic Peninsula. At that time, it was the largest iceberg in the world and a 30 – year record It is about 5800 square kilometers (2200 square miles), equivalent to the area…

    May 25, 2022
  • What is under the Antarctic ice| Unveiling

    Although it is one of the smallest continents on earth, its mystery has attracted mankind for centuries. Today, no human beings live permanently in Antarctica. There is still a lot to know about this vast ice sheet. But will Antarctica hide something we can’t even imagine Antarctica is one of the most mysterious places on earth. First of all, it is the largest desert on earth, although it is composed of water. That’s because the desert is defined by the amount of rainfall, but it doesn’t make this fact so…

    May 23, 2022 science
  • China’s 38th Antarctic scientific expedition was successfully completed, and Xuelong 2 returned smoothly. 101 people lasted 174 days

    In terms of polar exploration, now we have another good news, that is, China’s Snow Dragon has successfully returned from the Antarctic after completing its mission, which is also the successful completion of China’s 38th Antarctic scientific exploration mission. In this investigation mission, Xuelong 2 set out on November 5, 2021 and lasted 174 days. It completed the material supply and personnel rotation of the Great Wall Station and Zhongshan Station in Antarctica. In addition, there are many scientific and marine observations, further investigations on the ecosystem, more international related…

    May 18, 2022 science
  • The newly discovered lake may be the secret of the rise and fall of the Antarctic ice sheet

    Scientists studying the eastern region of Antarctica, the bottom of the world’s largest ice sheet, have found a city sized Lake whose sediments may contain the history of the earliest formation of the ice sheet. This will answer some questions, such as what the Antarctic looked like before it froze, the impact of climate change on Antarctic history, and how the ice sheet may behave with global warming The lake is covered with two miles of ice and is located in a mile deep canyon in Princess Elizabeth highland, Antarctica,…

    May 9, 2022
  • Antarctic and Arctic

    Down Both the South Pole and the North Pole have polar day and polar night. Polar day and polar night are caused by the inclination of the earth’s rotation axis. With different latitudes, the length of polar day and polar night is different. At the north pole and the south pole, the polar day and polar night reach half a year respectively, that is, in the first half of the year, the north pole is day, the south pole is night, the north pole is night and the south pole…

    May 9, 2022