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Jan 25, 2016 11:30 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Even before the 55-year-old former army officer made the agonizing call, his journey was full of harrowing moments. Continue reading →
May 12, 2015 12:20 PM ET // AFP
Growing sea ice surrounding could prompt scientists to relocate research stations on the continent.
Apr 29, 2015 09:48 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The photos depict day-to-day life at the Antarctic base camp of ill-fated explorer Robert Falcon Scott.
Mar 3, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
Astroskin, a prototype device to monitor astronaut health, is a garment that fits over a person's upper body and is embedded with wireless sensors.
Jan 9, 2014 10:10 AM ET // AFP
Antarctica represents one of the last frontiers for adventurous travelers, but blizzards, icebergs and treacherous seas are also a fact of life there.
Jan 8, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
A complex international operation to free a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica ended Wednesday when the vessel cleared the ice field.
Jan 2, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
All 52 passengers on an icebound Russian research vessel in Antarctica were airlifted from the ice Thursday in a dramatic rescue mission.
Dec 30, 2013 04:15 PM ET // AFP
Harsh weather causes the stranded expedition to have to wait it out until it's safe for a Chinese helicopter to carry people to safety.
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