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New Image from NASA Shows Antarctica's Melting Iceberg Broken Into Pieces
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
NASA released a new image on Friday showing a large, shattered chunk of iceberg that broke off from one of Antarctica’s main glaciers earlier this year. The fragmented piece of iceberg called B-44 calved from Pine Island Glacier—the continent’s fastest melting glacier—in September. A satellite image taken on December 15, around midnight local time, by NASA’s Landsat 8 offers an up-close view of one of the many fragments that shattered from the glacier. read more


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