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Larsen C

BREAK UP  About a year ago, a massive iceberg calved off of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf (left). Since then, it has stayed in the area (right), bumping up against an elevated ice promontory (star).

Akainacephalus johnsoni illustration

CRETACEOUS CRITTER  Meet Akainacephalus johnsoni, a newly discovered armored dinosaur species that roamed Utah more than 70 million years ago.

robot catching a cephalopod

GOTCHA A new machine, shaped sort of like a five-fingered arcade claw, gently encloses soft-bodied sea creatures (like this cephalopod) to study before releasing them, unharmed, back into the ocean.

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