As we approach the autumnal equinox on Friday, the Southern Hemisphere is approaching the spring equinox. Redditor sky-entist, an astronomer and photographer, watched the sunrise at the South Pole station in Antartica this morning and caught this image. Show More Summary
(Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen) New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Desert Research Institute Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.
New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by Desert Research Institute (DRI) Professor Joseph R. McConnell, Ph.D., and colleagues document a 192-year series of volcanic eruptions in Antarctica that coincided with accelerated deglaciation about 17,700 years ago.
While winter sea ice in the Arctic is declining so dramatically that ships can now navigate those waters without any icebreaker escort, the scene in the Southern Hemisphere is very different. Sea ice area around Antarctica has actually increased slightly in winter—that is, until last year.
WELLINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Southern hemisphere rugby's governing body has said New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams should have been removed from last week's game against Australia after suffering a head knock but cleared medical officials of "deliberate failure" after they missed the incident.
WELLINGTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Southern hemisphere rugby's governing body (SANZAAR) is looking into whether medical officials should have conducted concussion tests on New Zealand centre Sonny Bill Williams during Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against Australia.
By 2100 some Southern Hemisphere whale species will not have reached half their pre-whaling numbers, while other species are expected to recover by 2050.The findings are part of new CSIRO and UQ research, which looks at the interaction of historical whaling, food availability and future climate changes to predict whale numbers to 2100.
(CSIRO Australia) By 2100 some Southern Hemisphere whale species will not have reached half their pre-whaling numbers, while other species are expected to recover by 2050.
Owing to the opposite vertical orientation with respect to the plane of Earth's rotation across the equator from the Southern Hemisphere to Northern Hemisphere, the equator serves as a waveguide that houses all kinds of atmospheric waves...Show More Summary
You've probably seen a bunch of headlines about a total solar eclipse coming on August 21. It is set to be one of the most spectacular celestial displays of the past century. Unfortunately, everyone in the Southern Hemisphere - including Australians - won't be treated to a darkening of the sun. At all. More »
There will be no eclipse action for residents of the southern hemisphere, but that doesn't mean we can't watch someone in the US destroy the sensor of a DSLR using the sun and a Canon 400mm f/2.8 lens, while preparing for the celestial event. More »
A series of semi-continuous incubation experiments were conducted with the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi strain NIWA1108 (Southern Ocean isolate) to examine the effects of five environmental drivers (nitrate concentration, phosphate concentration, irradiance, temperature and pCO2) on both the physiological rates and elemental composition. Show More Summary
CAPE TOWN, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Eben Etzebeth will continue as South Africa’s stand-in captain for the southern hemisphere Rugby Championship as Warren Whiteley will be out for a further six weeks, SA Rugby said on Wednesday.
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WELLINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen named the following squad on Monday for the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship, which starts on Aug. 19.
CAPE TOWN, Aug 1 (Reuters) - South Africa’s Cheetahs and Southern Kings will join an expanded northern hemisphere PRO14 competition for the new season, Celtic Rugby said on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The South African Weather Service said on Friday that it could "confidently predict" that an El Nino system, which often heralds drought in the region, would not form during the upcoming southern hemisphere summer.
Ford has opened the first of its ‘Showroom of the Future’ facilities in the southern hemisphere this week, at Bayford Ford in Epping, Victoria. One of only three in the world, the new showroom aims to give customers a digitally-connected retail experience, developed in partnership with Fitch Design – the company behind Apple and Nike retail […]
One person died and tens of thousands were left in the dark and shivering in the southern hemisphere winter following a rare snowfall in the Chilean capital Santiago on Saturday. A worker died trying to clear ice, while two people were injured when they were electrocuted by a fallen power line, city officials told local media. Show More Summary
There was a buzz on the beach at the Wedge, early Monday, July 10, as wave-riders broke in the summer surfing season. New swell is on the horizon, and as the water warms and the season’s first run of Southern Hemisphere waves shows up along the shore, surfers are trying to figure out how to […]