Tag: glacier

  • A risky expedition to study the ‘doomsday glacier’ | Miles O'Brien Productions

    A risky expedition to study the ‘doomsday glacier’

    The Thwaites Glacier is the largest, most menacing source of rising sea levels all over the world, and it is melting at an alarming rate. For years, scientists have warily watched it from afar, but in November, a team set out on a perilous journey to investigate what is happening below. PBS NewsHour science correspondent…

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  • Artists harness the power of fire and ice to shape attitudes on climate change

    There’s no shortage of powerful images and video when it comes to natural disasters like wildfires and melting glaciers. But a pair of artists are now using those images in new ways, as part of their mission to warn people about climate change and its devastating impact on familiar landscapes. PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles…

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  • Leaky methane, neutrinos from a blazar, oldest hominin tools outside Africa: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Leaky methane, neutrinos from a blazar, oldest hominin tools outside Africa: this week in science

    Note: Updated on 7/16 to add Denise Holland’s reaction to iceberg calving. Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Sniffing out the environmental impact of methane Climate change is a clear and present danger to all of us. And while most intelligent, informed, sane people know…

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  • Organic molecules on Mars, new glacial flow model, Miles swims with dolphins: this week in science | Miles O'Brien Productions

    Organic molecules on Mars, new glacial flow model, Miles swims with dolphins: this week in science

    Here’s a look back at this week in science, with stories you don’t want to miss. Miles O’Brien, dolphin whisperer As you are reading this, Miles is floating somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean… But don’t worry, we haven’t lost him! He’s embedding on a research vessel for about a week with a team of scientists…

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  • How fast are Antarctic glaciers contributing to sea level rise? The largest research initiative in 70 years aims to find out.

    Miami. Boston. New York. Norfolk, Virginia. These are just a few of the many American coastal cities where flooding has become a topic as hot as the underlying cause of the crisis: global warming. WATCH: Miles investigates the effects of sea level rise on cities like Boston. These cities are trying to plan for the…

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