1. "You can think of Antarctica as an amazing layer cake, made from millions of layers of snow that gradually turns to ice. But a new study finds that’s not always the case. Some of the ice in Antarctica is actually forming from underneath the glaciers, instead of being piled on from the top, according to a report published online by Science magazine.” — It’s Bottoms Up For Antarctic Ice Sheets View in High-Res

    "You can think of Antarctica as an amazing layer cake, made from millions of layers of snow that gradually turns to ice. But a new study finds that’s not always the case. Some of the ice in Antarctica is actually forming from underneath the glaciers, instead of being piled on from the top, according to a report published online by Science magazine.” — It’s Bottoms Up For Antarctic Ice Sheets

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  1. Maybe They Could Hold the Next Season of Jersey Shore Here: While a team of Russian scientists were drilling ice core samples from  their Vostok base in Antarctica, new satellite imagery revealed the  outline of a lake the size of New Jersey buried two miles underneath the  ice.  Scientists have been drilling through the ice and are now just  100 feet away from breaking into the third largest lake on the planet. View in High-Res

    Maybe They Could Hold the Next Season of Jersey Shore Here: While a team of Russian scientists were drilling ice core samples from their Vostok base in Antarctica, new satellite imagery revealed the outline of a lake the size of New Jersey buried two miles underneath the ice. Scientists have been drilling through the ice and are now just 100 feet away from breaking into the third largest lake on the planet.

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