Through science we attempt to maintain an objective distance from the world’s glaciers, positing them as objects unconnected and detached from human experience. However, humans are the ones who give meaning and purpose to glacial environments.
Two beings from different worlds rely on each other for safety and survival as they traverse one of science fiction’s most famous ice sheets: the Gobrin Glacier.
A new study published in the journal Isis presents details of a decades-old conflict between early glacier researchers in Alaska, a conflict that remains relevant today. The controversy, known as the Miller–Beckey dispute, started at the Juneau Icefield in the late 1940s.
In her new book, author Lauren LaFauci analyzes the perceived safety and stability of remote, glacierized locations of the northern Arctic.
A 16th century ceramic horn fragment was discovered in a former monastery site in Iceland. A recent study examines archaeological and written records to build an understanding of the origin and use of this instrument.
A researcher walks along a retreating glacier and finds an ancient arrowhead. Watch the video.
This Photo Friday, view images from the canton of Valais in Switzerland, where ten of the 12 highest summits in the Alps are located. Alpine photographer Fiona Bunn’s latest 2019 alpine calendar includes many of these 4,000-meter peaks found in Valais.
An antique bicycle showed up after Rotmoosferner Glacier in the Ötztal region of the Italian Alps melted at 3,000 meters.
A new collaboration on Mustang, Nepal, displays artistic and antiqued photographs juxtaposed with poetic and evocative text.