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The man behind the black armbands

Tom Maggs was remembered by Australia’s cricket elite on Boxing Day, though cricket was not his scene. He was a champion of another kind. Last week I went to the funeral of a man who died on Christmas Eve after … Continue reading

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Keeping a weather eye on Antarctica

Working out what’s happening with Antarctic ice is a tough assignment, but an international aerial survey of the ice sheet aims to produce new data on current and past ice conditions. Continue reading

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The quest for a million-year ice record

The world’s ice sheets are our best record of what the climate was like thousands of years ago. Now an international team has begun the search for a million-year ice core from the continent’s deepest ice. Continue reading

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