When SeaWorld Entertainment opens its new penguin-themed Antartica attraction in Orlando on Friday, it won't leave park guests thirsty. The theme park operator is teaming up with Coca-Cola in introducing Vanilla South Pole Chill -- a...Show More Summary
In Antarctica in January, 2013 -- the summer at the South Pole -- scientists released 20 balloons, each eight stories tall, into the air to help answer an enduring space weather question: when the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth lose material, where do the extra particles actually go?
Physicists have found out how tiny islands of magnetic material align themselves when sorted on a regular lattice -- by measurements at BESSY II. Contrary to expectations, the north and south poles of the magnetic islands did not arrange themselves in a zigzag pattern, but in chains.
Driver Kurt Busch captured the pole setting a new track record at Darlington Raceway during the qualifying session Friday, May 10, 2013 for Saturday’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 in Darlington, South Carolina with a speed of 181.918 m.p.h. in 27.03 seconds in his #78 Furniture Row Racing /Serta Chevrolet SS. Next to him in the second [...]
Walking Across Mongolia, an Ultra-Marathon across the Sahara Desert, Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, Studying Penguins on the South Pole, Climbing Denali – many people dream of an Ultimate Adventure. What’s yours? For example: My Ultimate Adventure would be hiking the whole length of the island of Great Britain between its two extremities, Lands End and John O’Groats [...]
Among the unsolved mysteries confronting 21st century physics from gravitational waves to dark energy, neutrinos -the "ghosts of the cosmos"- are near the top of the list. These awesomely low-mass subatomic particles, less than a millionth of the mass of...
Many people dream of starting their own business. Some do it to make money and some want to make a difference to the social and environmental issues that matter to them. How does one then become a social entrepreneur? What is the story behind those who managed to do it?
Two years of data, two neutrinos that scientists nicknamed Bert and Ernie.
Scientists at the IceCube South Pole Neutrino Observatory have captured the highest energy neutrinos that have ever been seen. And to find them, they used faster-than-light particles and a hole drilled 1.5 miles under the Antarctic ice. Read more...
The Moon shortly after eclipse started at 5:08 am ACST. Image taken with Canon IXUS at ASA 400 on auto exposure through a 4" Newtonian, and 25 mm eyepiece, infinity to infinity focussing. South pole is already darkening (click to embiggen). Show More Summary
Yesterday, we told you that Britain's Prince Harry is planning on joining an expedition to the South Pole later this year in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the Walking with the Wounded program. The adventurous Prince will...Show More Summary
by Peter Saunders Australian golfer Adam Scott teamed up very effectively with New Zealand caddy Steve Williams to lift the US masters green jacket last weekend but the two South Pacific nations are poles apart when it comes to same sex marriage. Australian members of parliament overwhelmingly rejected a…
We've known for sometime that Britain's Prince Harry has an adventurous streak in him, and I'm not just talking about those questionable photos that emerged from his now infamous trip to Las Vegas last year. In April of 2011, he joined...Show More Summary
Prince Harry shakes hands with adventurer Inge Solheim at the launch for the Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied challenge held at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park on Friday (April 19) in London, England. The 28-year-old royal will partake in a race with three teams of hurt veterans bound for the South Pole with [...]
Prince Harry is heading south — way down south. To the South Pole, in fact.
Britain's Prince Harry will ski to the South Pole in order to help support the Walking with the Wounded charity's challenge.
Britain's third in line to the throne will race alongside wounded servicemen.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry, Britain's third in line to the throne, will take part in a race to the South Pole alongside wounded British servicemen and women, he announced on Friday.
Prince Harry teamed up with Walking With The Wounded this morning to announce their 2013 South Pole Challenge. A longtime supporter of the organization, which aims to retrain and reeducate wounded service-people to help them find employment,...Show More Summary
Western horizon as seen from Adelaide at 5:30 am ACST on April 26. The Moon is near mid-eclipse at this time. The illustration makes it look worse than it will be, there will be a definite dark "chip" seen at the Moon's south pole, and the southern half of the Moon will be subtly darker than the North. Show More Summary