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Singing Icebergs

December 1st, 2005 · No Comments

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“Researchers monitoring earthquakes in Antarctica have uncovered a surprising source for some mysterious rumblings – singing icebergs.

“It’s like something from a horror film,” says Vera Schlindwein, a geophysicist at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany. The songs can vary, from resembling bees buzzing to something more melodic, like a string orchestra, she says.”

New Scientist – Tuneful icebergs reveal an unsung secret

Tags: strangeness + randomness