The latest news on Antarctica
The race is on for finding unknown life under frozen waters.
After 10 years of planning, the team hit a snag trying to reach Lake Ellsworth.
If life survives here, it could also survive on Mars or elsewhere in the Solar System.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Antarctica's massive ice shelves are shrinking because they are being eaten away from below by warm water, a new study finds. That suggests that future sea levels could rise faster than many scientists have been predicting.
Russian team trying to uncover Antarctica's Lake Vostok 'Doing something that has never been done before.'
Scientists were seeking to uncover long-buried lake deep beneath ice sheet.
Release of extra iron boosts carbon dioxide uptake by plankton.
Cold temperatures have preserved rugged Antarctic range.
Scientists track seal predation behavior through the dark of Antarctica.
Instruments on a massive berg help pinpoint previously unreported undersea ridge.