Tabular iceberg designed by nature
Is there a sound effects guy down there?
Last year the UK gov launched an online contest for the public to name its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface won in a landslide but
CGP Grey, the Internet’s Superhero Explainer of all things interesting, delves into the touchy subject of Antarctica, ownership and what happens in 2040
An emperor penguin lands with style in Antarctica. Photograph by Christopher Michel.
In this portrait by Lars Focke, we get a sense of the stark white landscape of Antarctica. Can anyone find the horizon line in this image?
A beautiful tour of the world’s coldest, driest and windiest continent. 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages 1.9 km in thickness and there are no permanent human residents. The movie was shot and edited by Kalle Ljung during a 20 day trip to Antarctica from December 2014 to January 2015. Ljung…