How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

On 14 November, a mega supermoon appeared in the night sky closer to Earth than it has been at any point in the last 68 years. This close time frame has not been witnessed since 1948 and it won’t happen again until 25 November, 2034. Heres how the rising 2016 supermoon appeared in various places around the world. 24 days ago

How the mega supermoon had people transfixed all over the world

On 14 November, a mega supermoon appeared in the night sky closer to Earth than it has been at any point in the last 68 years. This close time frame has not been witnessed since 1948 and it won’t happen again until 25 November, 2034. Heres how the rising 2016 supermoon appeared in various places around the world. 24 days ago

Scientists mission to find the oldest ice on Earth

A British Antarctic Survey team of scientists is leaving for the ice in East Antarctica to try to find the oldest ice on Earth. They will drill a core of ice three kilometres deep at two different sites. The ice contains ancient air bubbles that were trapped 1.5million years ago. Measuring the composition of air in these bubbles will give scientists a picture of the ancient atmosphere and climate. 25 days ago