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NSF Press Conference Highlights Groundbreaking Neutrino Discovery new item Jul 12, 2018

NSF Press Conference Highlights Groundbreaking Neutrino Discovery

Researchers announced that using data gathered by IceCube at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, scientists have identified a super massive black hole as the source of some of the highest energy cosmic rays for the first time.


Previously Unsuspected Volcanic Activity Confirmed Under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at Pine Island Glacier new item Jul 10, 2018

Previously Unsuspected Volcanic Activity Confirmed Under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at Pine Island Glacier

Researchers say the newly discovered heat source could contribute in ways yet unknown to the potential collapse of the ice sheet.


Construction Begins on Information Technology and Communications Primary Operations Facility at NSF's McMurdo Station, Antarctica Jul 5, 2018

Construction Begins on Information Technology and Communications Primary Operations Facility at NSF's McMurdo Station, Antarctica

NSF has authorized Reston, Va.-based Leidos Corp., its prime Antarctic contractor, to begin construction on a new facility that will house upgraded and centralized network operations and telecommunications at McMurdo Station, the nation's flagship research complex on the southernmost continent.


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