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Why Does Ice Float?

Why Does Ice Float?

An object floats on the surface of water on the principle of having density less than water. Weight doesn’t hinder floating, as we can see huge ships floating in the seashores. Even the gigantic icebergs at North Pole do not seem to sink in the ocean water unless they melt back into the water. It […]

Why are Polar Ice Caps Melting?

Why are Polar Ice Caps Melting?

We are going through the time of interglacial period. During this period, ice melts from the polar caps extending melting rate from its average time. Ice in the arctic region is melting that comprises 3% of the total ice that is present on the earth. The other ice in Antarctic region and Greenland is melting […]