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Oldest Air on Earth Hiding in Antarctic Ice

Tiny puffs of air from 1.5 million years ago may be locked inside bubbles in the ice nearly two miles beneath Antarctica's surface. Continue reading →

November 5, 2013
8:00 AM EST
Antarctic locations (in bright blue) where 1.5 million years old ice could exist. This figure is modified from Van Liefferinge and Pattyn (Climate of the Past, 2013). Credit: Van Liefferinge and Pattyn.