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NASA is sending a rover to a remote frontier on harsh terrain that's unfriendly to humans. But it won't be to the moon or Mars -- it's headed for Greenland. From May 3 to June 8, the Goddard Remotely Operated Vehicle for Exploration and Research will...
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You know the zombies that pop back to life even after you stab them with a pitchfork? It's the same with smartphones. That's the bitter lesson I learned after returning home from Greenland and getting a $1,106 bill from Sprint for international data...
A fast-changing Arctic broke records for loss of sea ice and spring snow cover this year, as well as summertime melt of the Greenland ice sheet, federal scientists reported Wednesday. “The Arctic is an extremely sensitive part of the world,”...
Paranoia strikes deep. That’s the bottom-line explanation for the failure of the U.S. Senate to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. But it was more than a generic fear of black helicopters (or black wheelchairs) that...
The loss of ice covering Greenland and Antarctica has accelerated over the last 20 years, shrinking three times as much as in the 1990s and contributing substantially to sea level rise, according to a comprehensive new study of ice sheet loss conducted by...
The mayoral campaign of Eric Garcetti used a new poll Monday to tout its candidate's early strength, while acknowledging that there are miles to go before Los Angeles elects its next mayor. Bill Carrick, the Garcetti campaign's chief strategist, said...
Re "Power plant hosts' sunny hopes darken," Nov. 25 I hope that after reading the front-page story on massive solar energy projects in California's deserts — which failed to mention climate change once — readers perused the Op-Ed pages for...
Tired of reading about all the terrible things in the world? Then this is your lucky day. Because I have a good-news story for you. It’s about wood. OK, I’ll grant you, that’s not on the order of “Cure discovered for cancer&...
World NowThe Greenland ice sheet has a lower melting point than previously thought, with scientists saying not only that it could melt completely at a lower temperature than once believed -- but also that the melting process could soon become irreversible....
Jacket CopyComing Sunday: To Live and Write in L.A. -- writers on the experience of living in and writing about Los Angeles....
Willi Dansgaard, a Danish paleoclimatologist who was the first to recognize that the Earth's climatic history was stored in the Greenland ice cap, died Jan. 8 in Copenhagen, according to the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. He was 88....
Gold DerbyMovies from 65 nations will compete for best foreign film at the Oscars, including entries from Ethiopia and Greenland, which are new to the race. The rundown just issued by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be whittled down to a...
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