Iceberg Twice the Size of NYC May Soon Break off Antarctica, Says NASA

NASA says a giant iceberg twice the size of all five New York City boroughs combined could soon break off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica. Should the 660 square miles section separate, it would be the biggest iceberg to do so since monitoring of the ice shelf began with British explorer Ernest Shackleton’s survey […]

An Iceberg Twice the Size of New York City Is Poised to Break Off From Antarctica

An iceberg roughly twice the size of New York City is poised to break off from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf, where scientists have been living and working nearly constantly since 1956, threatening the ice shelf’s stability. The problem resides with a massive crack working its way north as fast as 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) per […]