Antarctica

01.19.16
Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years
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Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years

The thawed "moss piglets" bred and produced healthy offspring.

By S. Dent,   01.19.16
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01.15.16
Scientists may have found Earth's largest canyon
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Scientists may have found Earth's largest canyon

It's really just a huge hole in the ground.

By A. Tarantola,   01.15.16
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06.03.15
Sensor-equipped seals deliver goldmine of climate data
06.03.15

Sensor-equipped seals deliver goldmine of climate data

Seals with sensors have been roaming Antarctica's seas for over a decade and the trove of data the...

By S. Dent,   06.03.15
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11.14.13
What to pack for a long, lonely trek across the Antarctic
11.14.13

What to pack for a long, lonely trek across the Antarctic

Captain Robert Falcon Scott's mission to become the first to reach the South Pole famously ended i...

By S. Sakr,   11.14.13
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01.14.13
Researchers end quest to drill through 3km of ice after fuel runs low
01.14.13

Researchers end quest to drill through 3km of ice after fuel runs low

Sad to say, but British researchers have called off their quest to drill through the 3km-thick she...

By T. O'Brien,   01.14.13
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12.03.12
Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years
12.03.12

Researchers to bore through 3km of Antarctic ice, seek organisms isolated for 100K years

UK researchers are ready to see if life can exist in one of the harshest environments on the plane...

By S. Dent,   12.03.12
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07.17.12
Street View heads back to the Antarctic, visits historic landmarks (video)
07.17.12

Street View heads back to the Antarctic, visits historic landmarks (video)

View Larger Map Google has already taken us on a trip to the frigid shores of Antarctica before....

By T. O'Brien,   07.17.12
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02.19.12
NASA simulates fly through of ginormous crack in Antarctic glacier, takes you for virtual ride
02.19.12

NASA simulates fly through of ginormous crack in Antarctic glacier, takes you for virtual ride

Swooping through the trenches of the Death Star likely ranks high on every geek's bucket list, but...

By J. Hidalgo,   02.19.12
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12.23.10
Visualized: world's largest neutrino observatory rivals Guatemala sinkhole
12.23.10

Visualized: world's largest neutrino observatory rivals Guatemala sinkhole

Without question, one of the images from 2010 will be the insane, almost incomprehensible sinkhole...

By D. Murph,   12.23.10
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