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Scientist chases waterfalls in depths of vast glaciers

Clip: 05/12/2016 | 2m 9s

In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, most scientists expect to travel to the ends of the Earth in the name of research, but few ever set foot in the heart of a glacier. That’s exactly what Ph.D. student Kiya Riverman’s work entails. We spoke with her about exploring ice caves and their subrosa waterfalls on the Icelandic islands of Svalbard — and what she hopes to learn there.

Aired: 05/12/16

Rating: NR

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