The giant crack that's been racing across Antarctica Larsen C ice shelf finally met its breaking point between July 10 and 12. The result was an iceberg the size of Delaware and weighing a trillion metric tons. But that's not the end of the story. Show More Summary
In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, learn if Savage Dragon had to change its name from Dragon because of threats by Dungeons and Dragons The post Comic Legends: Did Dungeons & Dragons Object to Erik Larsen’s Dragon? appeared first on CBR.
Ulsan, Korea, July 22, 2017 – Third-seeded Betsi Flint and Kelley Larsen are the champions of the women-only one-star Ulsan stop on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour 2017! The two Americans, both born in 1992, upset the top seed in the main draw Varapatsorn Radarong and Tanarattha Udomchavee.
Last week, the Larsen C Ice Shelf gave birth to a trillion tonne baby, an iceberg now dubbed A68. The latest observations suggest this big berg has moved 3km from its starting point, and that it's already starting to crack up. More »
Some of the best things are born out of necessity, like a desire to take your children out for ice cream that isn't from a chain or a truck. That's what led husband and wife team Nicholas Larsen and Petrushka Bazin Larsen into the world of independent business ownership and to Sugar Hill Creamery, the ice cream parlor they'll open in Harlem on July 29th. [ more › ]
A centennial retrospective examines Ettore Sottsass's enduring legacy How do you make Ettore Sottsass’s bed? That was the question facing curator Christian Larsen, who placed Sottsass’s 1992 couch, with a scrolling pearwood footboard...Show More Summary
The break in the Larsen C ice shelf highlights the vulnerable nature of other Antarctic environments and the impact people are having on the continent.
Size matters Last week, a chunk of ice 277 cubic miles in volume broke off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica, becoming an iceberg of more than mammoth proportions. How big is that really? Well, NASA estimates that it’s some 2,200 square miles in are. Show More Summary
Iceberg A-68, which recently calved from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, is the third-largest iceberg on record. Some scientists have described the iceberg's calving as a "natural" event that can't yet be tied to human activity. Other...Show More Summary
Now that the iceberg has broken off of the Larsen C ice shelf, researchers are watching closely to see if it follows a typical path.
You may not have heard of Bob Wolff, but you may know the games he called. A pioneering broadcaster, Wolff was behind the mic for Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series, as well as the 1958 NFL Championship Game known asShow More Summary
This baby's a behemoth: At approximately 2,200 square miles (5,800 square kilometers), the iceberg represents about 10 percent of the Larsen C ice shelf, which it was a part of until it broke off this week. The 'berg is slightly bigger...Show More Summary
One of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke free in Antarctica. It is called the Larsen C. Read more...
This week, we’re eagerly awaiting the return of “Game of Thrones,” where some alliances come together like Floridians at the beach and others break off like the Larsen C ice shelf. Here are five of this week’s top searches, with data...Show More Summary
An iceberg as big as Delaware has broken off from the West Antarctic ice sheet. According to the researchers who for years have studied the ice shelf, known as Larsen C, the rift was almost certainly not caused by climate change. But...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, a crack in Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf caused a 1.1-trillion-ton block of ice to calve, forming a colossal iceberg roughly the area of Delaware. Just days after breaking off the continent, the iceberg, now dubbed...Show More Summary
The Larsen C rift and iceberg “calving” is not a warning of imminent sea level rise.
Antarctica shed an iceberg of mind-boggling size from its Larsen C ice shelf this week. The block of ice — one of the largest ever documented — will likely be given the unceremonious name of A68 by the US National Ice Center, whose abbreviations...Show More Summary
University of Alabama at Birmingham polar biologist and Antarctic explorer, Jim McClintock, Ph.D., provided advance insight into the Larsen C ice shelf break that occurred sometime between Monday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 12.