Scientists Go ‘Gaga’… Over Antarctic Shrimp


No, NASA geeks didn’t become Lady Gaga fans overnight, but they did find some surprising things as they investigated the depths of the Antarctican ice sheet.

In an article on AOL News, scientists found a shrimp-like creature and a jellyfish living underneath 600 feet of the Antarctic ice sheet.  It is safe to say that scientists did not expect any higher life forms to be living at these depths, so the discovery came as a great and wonderful surprise.  In fact, NASA ice scientist Robert Bindschadler, who will present his findings – complete with video – at this week’s American Geophysical Union conference, said:

“We were just gaga over it.”

You can find out more by reading the article here.

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