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March of the Antarctic Icebergs

After nearly pummeling the vulnerable Brunt Ice Shelf, a flock of Antarctic icebergs settles in for the austral winter. In summer 2019, a rift that…

Young Impact Crater Uncovered in Yilan, China

The 50,000-year-old crater is relatively young, and only the second discovered in China. Despite China’s large land area, only one impact crater—the relatively small Xiuyan…