Daily Archives: September 20, 2009

Antarctica’s hidden plumbing revealed

THE first complete map of the lakes beneath Antarctica’s ice sheets reveals the continent’s secret water network is far more dynamic than we thought. This could be acting as a powerful lubricant beneath glaciers, contributing to sea level rise. Unlike … Continue reading

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“Unexpected” Male Found in Pre-Inca Tomb?

A gilded mask, found affixed to the front of a coffin, was among the treasures recently uncovered at San Jose de Moro, a site in Peru that once served as a cemetery for the pre-Inca Moche society, archaeologists announced this week. … Continue reading

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