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Antarctic stories exhibition

Come to the J79 A Atrium and admire the cool photos from Antarctica taken by our colleague Mireille Delprat. The exhibition will be formally opened with a vernissage on Friday 13 September at 16.00 The exhibition will run until Thursday 19 September, in an outstanding place. Our colleague Mireille Delprat is passionate about Antarctica. This […]

Methane-eating bacteria found under West Antarctic ice sheet

Scientists from the University of Aberystwyth, Wales, involved in Antarctic research have found ‘methane-eating’ bacteria that act as a kind of biological filter in water samples from Lake Whillans. These potentially beneficial bacteria flourish in the lake which was discovered 800 m under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at the southeastern edge of the Ross Ice […]