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Ice makes snow white, blue, and creaky

It falls every year, but did you know that snow is ice? Ice expert Christer Jonasson from Sweden, explains the properties of the white flakes.

Researchers get to the bottom with the ship

After 20 years of searching, divers are happy they’ve found what is thought to be the warship Mars, which went down in 1564, just off the island of Öland in the Baltic. Now it’s up to Sweden’s researchers to make the most of the history preserved at the bottom of the sea.

Better skiing without wax

Skiing is a popular sport in the Nordic countries. Research now shows that you get better glide without wax. This is a controversial finding.