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EU's first Sentinel satellite images Earth Science correspondent, BBC News Brussels: Radar can be used to track and plan urban development The European Union's new Sentinel-1a radar satellite has returned its first images of Earth. Launched on 3
Professor in Earth Systems Science at University of Sheffield Sinking the unsinkable. Str/EPA At 11.40pm local time on the cold, moonless night of 14 April 1912, the crow's nest lookouts on board the RMS Titanic sighted a large iceberg only 500m
Over a century of Atlantic iceberg examinations reveal that 1912 was an 'average' year for dangerous floating ice. "A computer model suggests that one of the glaciers at Greenland's southern tip released the iceberg that hit the Titanic on April 14,
The most senior officer to survive the Titanic disaster may have played down the iceberg collision to dodge negligence claims, an insurance document which is expected to fetch 12,000 pounds at auction has shown.
Just five days into its journey, the ocean liner plunged into the depths of the ocean taking with it the lives of over 1,500 crew and passengers. Over the years, scientists have attempted to explain how this magnificent ship met such a tragic demise.
Adelie penguins on Ross Island, Antarctica, are finding it harder to feed as melting sea ice fragments to form giant icebergs. Photograph: David Gremillet/University of Wa/PA Penguins are in peril because of extreme environmental conditions linked to
21 pm With few tourist facilities and an ice cap that takes up about 80 percent of its land mass, Greenland is not an easy place to visit. But Natural Habitat Adventures is building a new safari-style camp on Greenland's east coast, offering a
The abstract painter Julie Mehretu captures the maelstrom of emotion inside the American poet Jean Valentine as she recollects a recent voyage to Greenland. In blue-green air & water God you have come back for us, to our fiberglass boat. You have
This is from Joshua, my nephew, on the Titantic. It is a guest post. The iceberg that the Titanic hit is moving towards Newfoundland it is 5 miles away.
Simon Harsent captures the vast icebergs of Greenland's Disco Bay, before tracing their decimation off the east coast of Newfoundland...Her multi-channel video installations deal in the currency of film without the hindrance of linearity or narrative.