"By capturing how it unfolds, we can see, first-hand, its breath-taking significance".
While it's hard to get a sense of scale from the camera's wide-angle view of the separating iceberg, the berg is so big that it could partially cover the island of Manhattan, extending from the lower tip of New York City into Midtown, according to the statement.
Helheim Glacier, named after Hel, the Viking realm of the dead, is the fastest flowing glacier on the eastern side of the Greenland Ice Sheet, NASA says.
The research team is now studying the forces behind sea-level rise-a development that has concerned scientists in recent decades because it points to the possibility of global disruptions due to climate change-under a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Holland and his team managed to capture dramatic footage of the process by which this retreat takes place, something known as calving.
Bucks’ Donte DiVincenzo has $3.71 in his bank account
Assuming 120 percent of the rookie scale, he'd be on track for a two-year deal worth $5,386,800 ($2,481,000 being the cap hit). According to the NBA Rookie Scale, the first-year salary of a 17th pick should be around $2,067,500.
Fireball seen across Midwest skies Sunday evening
More than 200 reports about a fireball visible across the central United States were submitted to the American Meteor Society. One woman who filed a report with the AMS said she heard a loud boom after the fireball passed.
Denise Holland, a research team field manager with NYU, caught the eye-opening occurrence on video, which condenses 30 minutes of activity down to about 90 seconds.
New York University scientists have captured a four-mile iceberg breaking away from a glacier in eastern Greenland on video.
It only took 30 minutes for an iceberg almost half the size of Manhattan to separate from a glacier in Greenland. It's a tabular iceberg, long and flat; in the video, you can also see tall, thin pinnacle icebergs crack off and flip over. Scientists have been keeping a close eye on the frozen river as a key indicator of global warming and sea-level rise, with its front retreating around 2.5 miles (4 km) between 1998 and 2013. "The better we understand what's going on means we can create more accurate simulations to help predict and plan for climate change".
Earth's biggest glaciers are in frozen Antarctica, and their breakup would be catastrophic for sea level rise; the loss of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet would release enough water to raise global sea levels by almost 10 feet (3 meters).
The research is being carried by NYU's Environmental Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Global Sea Level Change-both directed by David Holland.
Captain Harry Kane is leading England's charge with six goals so far, putting him top in the race for the Golden Boot. In possession, Belgium stuck to their classic 3-4-2-1 system, however, the formation was subjected to minor tweaks.
The couple got engaged at a resort in the Bahamas on July 7, a date that holds religious significance to Bieber. Stephen Baldwin also is a minister in NY who appreciates Bieber's devotion to Christian values.
Tropical Storm Chris is shown off the eastern coast of North and SC , U.S., in this satellite image July 9, 2018 at 16:12 UTC. Winds are still at 70 miles per hour , making it a strong tropical storm approaching hurricane strength.
Although she has never officially confirmed their romance, Rihanna did touch on her dating life in an interview with Vogue . A report by MediaTakeOut claimed that Rihanna had chose to end their relationship as she "gets exhausted of men sometimes".
After nearly a decade on the loose, authorities have finally captured a "monster" Northern Territory crocodile. It was snared in a trap moored in the spawling Katherine River system, about 250 miles south of Darwin.
That's about 600 million years older than similar chlorophyll fossils found previously, scientists reported in the new study. In fact, the ancient oceans that were once dominated by the cyanobacterial started to disappear when algae became prevalent.
The agency is reviewing products containing valsartan supplied by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals, a company in Linhai, China. The HPRA says not all valsartan medicines are affected and is reassuring patients that other treatments are available.
Britain's economy grew by 0.3% in May driven by services
The BoE is expected to raise rates by 25 basis points to 0.75 percent on August 2, according to a Reuters poll of economists. A man takes a photograph of the Canary Wharf financial district from Greenwich Park in London, Britain, January 22, 2017.
Disney's Christopher Robin Sneak Peek Has Adorable Animals
Marc Forster ( Finding Neverland ) directs Christopher Robin from a screenplay by Alex Ross Perry and Allison Schroeder . The producers are Brigham Taylor and Kristin Burr with Renée Wolfe and Jeremy Johns serving as executive producers.
A quick look at the "final four" Supreme Court candidates
In this March 8, 2017, file photo, Judge Thomas Hardiman smiles during a meeting with The Associated Press in Philadelphia. Supreme Court shows that we also can no longer count on our highest court to uphold these protections".
Boys Have Been Rescued From Thailand Cave
It had been feared that sustained heavy rain could raise water levels inside the cave, greatly hindering the rescue operation . Musk posted videos on Twitter of the aluminum sub being tested at a swimming pool Sunday midafternoon California time.
Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up
The victor will face either Croatia or England , who play Thursday (2am Malaysia time ), in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday. Hazard moved to Lille when he was 14 and he and his brothers used to admire the French 1998 World Cup winning side.