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Paleontologists walk along at the base of a hill, scouring the ground for fossils. Scientists Recover an Abundance of Fossils and Geologic Data from Antarctica
Science / Earth
Wednesday May 25, 2016

Using everything from pickaxes to helicopters, paleontologists scoured multiple islands off the Antarctic Peninsula in February and March for the remains of prehistoric beasts and returned with a trove of fossils from the end of the time of the dinosaurs.
Researchers set up their equipment on Mount Erebus to probe the interior of the volcano. Giving Mount Erebus a CAT Scan
Science / Earth
Thursday March 10, 2016

An international collaboration of scientists is using electromagnetic emissions from lightning strikes and solar wind to map the inner workings of Antarctica’s Mount Erebus, the world’s southernmost active volcano. The research, led by scientists from New Zealand and the United States, will yield the clearest picture yet of the volcano’s interior.

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