Tagged: ice shelf

Will this robot sub find the Atlas Fracture?

Scientists from the UK, USA and Australia are using a sonar equipped robot sub to measure Antarctic ice shelves from the underside. Will this little robot swim under the Ross ice shelf and find...

Have scientists discovered the Atlas Fracture?

A story in the British paper The Telegraph details recent discoveries of vast water flows under Antarctic ice caps. These water flows, some of which are 250 meters deep reportedly flow out under the...