Old wood effect radiocarbon dating
"These atmospheric measurements will help geophysical scientists develop better physical models for projecting how the Antarctic ice sheet might respond to a changing climate and influence sea level rise." Scientists had been able to see melt episodes in Antarctica via satellite during El Niño years of the past.
There is a plethora of competing views which reside in the middle of those polar extremes: Examples include the Day-Age Theory; the Gap Theory; and various forms of progressive creationism.
[....] The discovery was published in Science, a scientific journal, on Friday [09/02/11]. That is the same species as the superstar fossil dubbed Lucy, an adult female discovered nearby in 1974.