Antarctic Headlines 01/04/2020

Chile identifies remains of 10 victims of missing military plane
Xinhua, 2020-01-04
An aircraft prepares to conduct the search and rescue operation of the Chilean Air Force plane that vanished over the Antarctic, at the Chabunco air base in Chile, Dec. 11, 2019. (Agencia Uno via Xinhua) “Ten victims were identified and it was possible …

NASA’s Worldview – A Useful Public Tool For Monitoring Australian Fires (And More)
Forbes, 2020-01-04
Arctic and Antarctic views of several products are also available for a “full globe” perspective. Browsing on tablet and smartphone devices is generally supported for mobile access to the imagery.

Australia: Climate change and the bushfire crisis
World Socialist Web Site, 2020-01-04
SAM describes the north south movement of the westerly wind belt circling Antarctica and is an important indicator of rainfall in southern Australia. “Long-term climate change in Australia is an …

Alien life is ‘out there’ but we don’t know how to find it, scientist says
Metro, 2020-01-04
Humanity still has no idea whether the universe is teeming with alien organisms or totally barren and lifeless. Could this be because we’re looking in the wrong place, in the wrong way?

Australian Bushfire Death Toll Rises as Hellish Conditions Expected This Weekend
The Weather Channel, 2020-01-04
Andrew Mackintosh, head of the school of earth, atmosphere and environment at Monash University and former director of the Antarctic Research Centre, estimated the dust could increase this season …

MSU leads project to study mysterious relative of the aurora
Billings Gazette, 2019-07-06
BOZEMAN — When the shimmering hues of the aurora dance in the night sky, they illuminate a complex phenomenon: light is emitted when charged particles, ejected by the multimillion-degree surface …

Chile identifies remains of 10 victims of missing military plane
China Internet Information Center, 2020-01-04
SANTIAGO, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — Chile’s Medico-Legal Service (SML) has identified the remains of 10 of the 38 victims of the military plane that went missing over the Antarctic in December …

Chile identifies remains of 10 victims of missing military plane
Xinhua, 2020-01-04
SANTIAGO, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — Chile’s Medico-Legal Service (SML) has identified the remains of 10 of the 38 victims of the military plane that went missing over the Antarctic in December, it said Friday in a statement. “Ten victims were identified and it …