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August 26, 2015
Antarctic Detector Confirms Observation of Cosmic Neutrinos Antarctic Detector Confirms Observation of Cosmic Neutrinos

A group of researchers using a massive, National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded instrument buried deep in the ice at the geographic South Pole have announced a new observation of high-energy neutrinos, confirming they found particles from beyond our solar system--and beyond our galaxy.

July 31, 2015
Previously Unknown Microbial 'Drama' Playing in the Southern Ocean Previously Unknown Microbial 'Drama' Playing in the Southern Ocean

A team of marine researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has discovered a three-way conflict raging at the microscopic level in the frigid waters off Antarctica over natural resources such as vitamins and iron.

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