December 30, 2020 2:55 pm
Antarctica is uninhabited except for those manning the nearly 60 permanent stations established by several countries, including India, for carrying out scientific research.
December 23, 2020 7:51 pm
A new batch of scientists is slated to travel to Antarctica next month, to relieve those who are currently there, as happens every year. The people who are currently manning the Indian stations had travelled in December last year, before the outbreak of the pandemic..
December 23, 2020 7:30 am
Chilean authorities announced that 58 people that were at two military bases in Antarctica or on a navy ship that went to the continent tested positive for the new coronavirus.
December 23, 2020 1:09 am
The virus was detected in 26 members of the Chilean military and 10 maintenance workers stationed at the Base General Bernardo O’Higgins Riquelme in the Antarctic Peninsula.
November 12, 2020 4:00 pm
Tonga, Kiribati, Samoa, Micronesia and Tuvalu among the Pacific Islands, Antarctica, North Korea and Turkmenistan are a few nations which have reported zero COVID-19 cases so far.
October 28, 2020 3:05 pm
In a study published earlier this week, a team of palaeontologists said that they discovered what may have been the largest bird species in history. They identified the birds as pelagornithids, the fossils of which were recovered from Antarctica in the 1980s.
September 03, 2020 11:55 pm
With his rich experience in meteorology, Jogdand was among the recommended experts to participate in the upcoming Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (ISEA).
August 25, 2020 4:00 pm
One of the best-preserved meteorites found by a team of Japanese and Belgian researchers is approximately the size of a golf ball can contain material that can be older than our solar system.
May 22, 2020 8:03 am
Warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of “green snow” and it is becoming so prolific in places that it is even visible from space, according to new research published on Wednesday.
March 18, 2020 12:28 pm
Greenland and Antarctica ice covers are melting six times faster than 1990s, will affect millions of people as sea levels could rise by 6.7-inch by 2100.
September 21, 2018 6:53 am
The March mission was part of NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) project, a five-year, $30 million effort aimed at improving sea level rise projections by understanding how warming oceans are melting ice sheets from below - the most ambitious research on the subject to date