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Will NASA’s solar images reveal the secrets of the Sun?

Will NASA’s solar images reveal the secrets of the Sun?

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2018 12:27 BST

Solar physicists at Northumbria University, Newcastle are poring over brand new images of the atmosphere of the Sun taken by NASA on a recent missile launch.

Study examines the impact of thawing frozen carbon on the Arctic Ocean

Study examines the impact of thawing frozen carbon on the Arctic Ocean

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2018 12:29 BST

​A major investigation into the impact of thawing permafrost and the subsequent release of frozen carbon on coastlines in the Siberian Arctic has been announced today (Tuesday 3 July).

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Subglacial valleys and mountain ranges discovered near South Pole

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 19:00 BST

Researchers have discovered mountain ranges and three huge, deep subglacial valleys from data collected during the first modern aerogeophysical survey of the South Pole region. The findings are the first to emerge from extensive ice penetrating radar data collected in Antarctica as part of the European Space Agency PolarGAP project and have been published in Geophysical Research Letters.

Only north-facing ice cliffs survive on debris-covered glaciers, find researchers

Only north-facing ice cliffs survive on debris-covered glaciers, find researchers

Press Releases   •   Apr 10, 2018 15:23 BST

Ice cliffs are causing mountain glaciers in High Mountain Asia to melt more rapidly, with only those facing north surviving over the glaciers, according to a new study published today (10 April) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS.

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Dr Paul Mann speaking about the CACOON research project
Short interview with Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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Prof. Hilmar Gudmundsson speaking about the Thwaites Glacier

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