Day: September 4, 2019

Vintage film reveals Antarctic glacier melting

Newly digitized vintage film has doubled how far back scientists can peer into the history of underground ice in Antarctica, and revealed that an ice shelf on Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica is being thawed by a warming ocean more quickly than previously thought. This finding contributes to predictions for sea-level rise that would impact…

Mercury’s ancient magnetic field likely evolved over time

A color-enhanced image of Mercury’s terrain taken by MESSENGER. Credit: NASA / JHU Applied Physics Lab / Carnegie Inst. Washington Mercury’s ancient magnetic poles were far from the location of its poles today, implying its magnetic field, like Earth’s, changed over time, a new study says. Some planets have metallic liquid cores. Scientists generally believe…

Immigration! Influencers! Climate Change! What to Expect This Fashion Month

A guide to everything you need to know about the ready-to-wear shows.ImageClockwise from top left: Telfar Clemens; Prabal Gurung with models; Stella McCartney; Prime Minster Boris Johnson with Carrie Symonds; Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss.CreditCreditClockwise: JP Yim/Getty Images; Rebecca Smeyne for The New York Times; Luca Bruno/Associated Press; Reuters; Heather Sten for The New York…