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All things Antarctic

By Steve Pointing 05/06/2015

On my ‘Dear Science’ radio broadcast on 95.0 bFM this week, I discuss how recent melting of a west Antarctic ice sheet is so great it is affecting local gravity,  why some scientists are proposing to send ice to Antarctica, and why Antarctic dinosaurs may have been warm blooded.  Listen to the podcast at:

Stay tuned for more Antarctic stories on bFM: On 1st July I will be reporting live from the New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute’s annual conference in Christchurch – highlighting the exciting new research projects funded by the institute for the 2015-2016 season (, and with a special focus on the increasing use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) for conservation project in Antarctica.