World’s biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

An RAF aircraft has obtained images of the world’s biggest iceberg as it drifts through the South Atlantic. The A400m transporter flew low over the 4,200-sq-km block, known as A68a, to observe its increasingly ragged state. The pictures reveal multiple cracks and fissures, innumerable icy chunks that have fallen off, and what appear to be […]

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Record 17 foot long python captured in Florida

State wildlife officials estimate there are as many as 100,000 pythons living in the vast swamps outside Miami. The snakes pose significant threats to native wildlife. A New Record and The Research Continues This female was over 17 feet long, weighed 140 pounds, and contained 73 developing eggs. She is the largest python ever removed […]

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Greenland’s most critical glacier is suddenly gaining ice, but that might not be a good thing

Greenland’s largest and most critical glacier, Jakobshavn, is gaining ice, according to NASA researchers.   Although this finding is surprising and temporarily good news for the glacier, limiting its contribution to sea level rise, the reason for the ice accumulation might spell disaster in the long run. For two decades, Jakobshavn sustained remarkably consistent thinning that scientists […]

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India scientists dismiss Einstein theories

Scientists in India have hit out at speakers at a major conference for making irrational claims, including that ancient Hindus invented stem cell research. Some academics at the annual Indian Science Congress dismissed the findings of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Hindu mythology and religion-based theories have increasingly become part of the Indian Science Congress […]

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