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May 4, 2015
Planet-sized Planet-sized "Virtual Telescope" Expands to South Pole to Observe Black Holes in Detail

Astronomers building a globe-spanning virtual telescope capable of photographing the event horizon of the black hole at the center of our Milky Way have extended their instrument to incorporate the South Pole Telescope (SPT).

May 1, 2015
Antarctic Ice Core Reveals How Climate Changes in North Atlantic Moved South Antarctic Ice Core Reveals How Climate Changes in North Atlantic Moved South

A new, highly detailed ice core retrieved by researchers with the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide project reveals a consistent pattern of climate changes that started in the Arctic and spread across the globe to the Antarctic during planet Earth's last glacial period, tens of thousands of years ago.

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