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Pluto’s Cthulhu mountains are covered in ice, but not like Earth

The methane-capped mountains of Pluto’s Cthulhu region. False color images, in purple, show methane across the…

After Year on Ice, the Biggest Arctic Research Mission Is Done

The Polarstern amidst Arctic sea ice.Photo: NOAA, University of Colorado, Boulder, and MOSAiC The largest Arctic…

Ice Sheets Are Walkways and Penguins Come Visiting

It is almost impossible to imagine what working in Antarctica is like. There are a few…

COVID and ice hockey: outbreaks chill Nordic national pastime

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (Reuters) – Health authorities in Sweden and Finland are looking into a series of…

Ice melt projections may underestimate Antarctic contribution to sea level rise

Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica, pictured in 2019. Credit: NASA Fluctuations in the weather can have a significant…

Proglacial lakes are accelerating glacier ice loss

Credit: Dr Jenna Sutherland Meltwater lakes that form at glacier margins cause ice to recede much…

Arctic odyssey ends, bringing home tales of alarming ice loss

The biggest Arctic expedition in history will return to the German port of Bremerhaven on Monday…