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According to NASA, Antarctica is actually gaining ice

Antarctica is currently gaining more ice than it’s losing, according to a recent study by NASA.<p>The surprising findings, detailed in the Journal of Glaciology, doesn’t deny that glaciers are melting at an increased rate as a result of global warming, but suggests current gains outweigh the losses in …

Global Warming

When the International Space Station is Finished in 2020, We're Crashing It Into the Ocean

Russian plan will avoid turning obsolete ISS into space junk<p>In what is sure to be one of the most--if not the most--expensive crashes ever, Russia's space agency said today that when the International Space Station has completed its life cycle in 2020, it will be crashed into the ocean.<p>By our …

World Series champion Kansas City Royals show it's not all about the money

The<p>Kansas City Royalswill cap their victory parade Tuesday with a rally outside Union Station, a majestic hall that dates to 1914. Time and commerce marched on, and by the middle of the 1990s, the station was abandoned, neglected and very nearly demolished.<p>Not too long ago, the Royals were in …

Baseball

Parts Of Antarctica's Ice Sheet Seem To Be Growing. No, Global Warming Is Not Over.

Some areas of the continent are gaining ice. What does it mean?<p>In a paper published in the <i>Journal of Glaciology</i>, scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center found that between 1992 and 2001, Antarctica gained 112 billion tons of ice a year, and between 2003 and 2008, Antarctica gained 82 …

15 years of the International Space Station – in numbers

The manned satellite has been inhabited by 220 people from 17 countries, with the first Briton due in December<p>The International Space Station – the manned satellite that constantly circles the Earth in low orbit – clocked up 15 years of continuous occupation on Monday.<p>Since the first permanent crew …

Space Exploration

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.<p>Zhangye Danxia Landform: Gansu, China<p>These striped, technicolor mountains are Mother Nature's answer to …

New Zealand