Antarctica fun fact: Hidden lake GEOLOGY Scientists discover hidden Antarctic lake Published April 27, 2016 Facebook75 Twitter88 livefyre21 Email Print File photo – A satellite view of Antarctica is seen in this undated NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters February 6, 2012. (REUTERS/NASA/Handout) A large, ribbon-shaped lake may be hiding beneath the ice that covers Antarctica, and it … More Antarctica fun fact: Hidden lake

Candlemas: February 2

Candlemas began as a pagan holiday, the Festival of Lights, or a Midwinter Festival. It occurs during the midpoint between the Solstice and Equinox, celebrating the beginnings of the growing season. Known as Imbolc, Celtic for “in milk” or “in the belly,” it marked the first signs of spring and a time to bless livestock … More Candlemas: February 2


After six months of darkness, the sun has risen at the South Pole! Astronomical twilight began in early August, when the sun was 12-18 degrees below the horizon. Nautical twilight followed on August 22, when the sun was 6-12 degrees below the horizon. Aurora australis were still visible as the sun’s glow appeared on the horizon. … More Sunrise