Pervasive Ice Retreat in West Antarctica Along the Bellingshausen Sea coast of West Antarctica ice has been retreating inland being lost to the sea. Scientists knew this but they lacked a full picture of the scale. Now a team of researchers has compiled a Landsat-based data set and found that such losses have been going on for at least the past four decades.
Get ready for an intergalactic (ok, maybe intragalactic) adventure! Pop Chart Lab has distilled more than half a century of space travel into a beautiful print. The Chart of Cosmic Exploration features hand-illustrated renderings of every orbiter, lander, rover, flyby, and impactor to ever successfully slip the surly bonds of Earth's orbit. Plus all of our pretty-cool planets in our pretty-great Solar System. #colossal