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Mystery of Antarctica’s “The Thing” solved

Scientists have finally resolved the mystery behind “The Thing” that was found by the Chilean scientists in Antarctica’s Seymour Island. It is found to be a 66-million year old egg belonging to an extinct giant sea lizard or snake that lived along with the dinosaurs. The egg measures 29 cm by 20 cm, making it ..

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A rift of the size of Grand Canyon discovered under Antarctic ice sheet

A rift of the size of the Grand Canyon has been discovered under the Antarctic ice sheet. According to the scientists the rift is contributing to ice melt and a consequent rise in the sea level. The rift is around 1.5 kms deep, 10 kms wide and 100 kms long. Scientist believe a melting West ..

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