This Mind-Bogglingly Gigantic Sunspot Is Roughly The Size of Our Entire Planet

A new telescope taking on the task of staring at the Sun has delivered incredible new images of solar activity. The US National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope commenced science operations for the first time on Wednesday 23 February 2022. It’s the largest solar telescope in the world, and its high-resolution observations of … Read more

Svalbard: Glacier ice loss projected to roughly double by 2100

Archive photos of the Norwegian archipelago’s glaciers enabled researchers to reconstruct past melting and project ice mass loss under future climate change Environment 19 January 2022 By Adam Vaughan A glacier in Svalbard as it appeared in 1936 (top) and in 2009 (below) Norwegian Polar Institute and Geyman et al. (2022), Nature Glaciers in Svalbard, … Read more