The Petermann ice shelf in Greenland (the northern-most glacier in the world) has lost a quarter of its mass, calving a 100 square mile iceberg now known as the “Petermann Ice Island (2010)”. Note that there is a “2010″ designation to distinguish this one from a smaller iceberg calved in 2008. Ed Markey had a […]
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One does not like to be told that one is naturally the inferior of a little man -- I looked at the student next me -- who breathes hard, wears a ready-made tie, and has not shaved this fortnight. One has certain foolish vanities.