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Life found below Antarctica’s ice sheet

Confirmed: 800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems Cutting-edge technology and science of the NSF-funded WISSARD project make discovery possible In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this…

Remember that claim from NSIDC and Walt Meier that the Antarctic ice expansion was due to a ‘processing error’? …never mind

NASA scientist says that error has long since been corrected and the increase in sea ice in Antarctica is real. As readers know, we announced this paper (which was under embargo): Claim: Antartica record high sea ice partially an artifact of an algorithm Cato’s Patrick Michaels and Chip Knappenberger said the whole thing was not…