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Image of the day

Aurora over ACB.  Aurora are caused by the precipitation of charged particles from space towards the magnetic poles driven by plasma winds and magnetic storms.

Aurora over ACB. Aurora are caused by the precipitation of charged particles from space towards the magnetic poles driven by plasma winds and magnetic storms.

Penguin of the day

Emperor penguin chick (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

Emperor penguin chick (Aptenodytes forsteri) on the sea ice close to Halley Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf.

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